Fedora vs. Ubuntu
grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Thu Sep 21 00:35:44 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 20 September 2006 05:05 pm, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Amadeus W. M. <amadeus84 at verizon.net>
> To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 6:59:31 PM
> Subject: Re: Fedora vs. Ubuntu
> On Wed, 20 Sep 2006 18:26:10 -0500, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > I have a computer science class mate who is interested in switching to
> > Linux, starting small with installing it and dual booting. He fits the
> > type that should be able to switch easiy: non-hardcore gamer, non
> > hardcore multimedia.
> > My question to the list is could you compare and contrast Fedora and
> > Ubuntu so that I may pass on the information so that he may make a
> > choice himself?
> > I have only ever used Fedora (was Redhat 7,8,9 before) so I am unable
> > to do that.
> So do we. If we used ubuntu, we'd be posting on their lists.
> And since you're using fedora anyway, just tell him to install
> fedora, that way you'll be speaking the same language. Also,
> I'm just speculating, because I haven't used ubuntu, but I doubt
> there is any compelling reason to choose one over the other.
> Maybe the best would be to recommend him the corresponding live cds
> to try for himself. It's Kubuntu for ubuntu, and for fedora I forget
> what it's called, but it was circulating on this mailing list not
> long ago.
> Kadishi, Fedora LiveCD generator.
> and respins are available as torrents
> Best Regards,
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Mandriva is a good beginners Distro and it is a lot like Fedora
being an RPM type distro it is easier to slide into Fedoria as he gains
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