Debian vs Linux Mint: What are the differences?
What is Debian? The Universal Operating System. Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
What is Linux Mint? The most popular desktop Linux distribution and the 3rd most widely used home operating system behind Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
Debian and Linux Mint belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.
"Massively supported " is the top reason why over 41 developers like Debian, while over 3 developers mention "Simple, Fast, Comfort and Easy to Use" as the leading cause for choosing Linux Mint.
esa, Webedia, and Code School are some of the popular companies that use Debian, whereas Linux Mint is used by plusEquals, Insoft, and Pixelshift. Debian has a broader approval, being mentioned in 387 company stacks & 390 developers stacks; compared to Linux Mint, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.
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