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Debian vs Red Hat Enterprise Linux: What are the differences?

Developers describe Debian as "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. On the other hand, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is detailed as "Secure Operating System and Platform for Enterprise Hybrid Clouds". Red Hat Enterprise Linux includes military-grade security technologies—from network firewall control to secure containers for application isolation—to prevent intrusions and protect your data.

Debian and Red Hat Enterprise Linux belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.

Zomato, esa, and Webedia are some of the popular companies that use Debian, whereas Red Hat Enterprise Linux is used by Kanteron Systems, Voices.com, and Ericsson. Debian has a broader approval, being mentioned in 387 company stacks & 390 developers stacks; compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, which is listed in 14 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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Pros of Debian
Pros of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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    Massively supported
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    Stable
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    Reliable
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    Turnkey linux use it
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    Aptitude
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    Customizable
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    It is free
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    Works on all architectures
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    Learning curve

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Cons of Debian
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    Old versions of software
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    Can be difficult to set up on vanilla Debian
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    What is Debian?

    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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the industry-leading Linux that provides the foundation for next-generation architectures, with support for all major hardware platforms and thousands of commercial and custom applications.

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    What are some alternatives to Debian and Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
    Ubuntu
    Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
    Fedora
    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.
    CentOS
    The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
    Linux Mint
    The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
    Arch Linux
    A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
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