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Fedora vs elementary OS: What are the differences?

What is Fedora? Operating system based on the Linux kernel, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project. 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.

What is elementary OS? A privacy-respecting replacement for Windows and macOS. It is the flagship distribution to showcase the Pantheon desktop environment. The distribution promotes itself as a “fast, open, and privacy-respecting” replacement to macOS and Windows.

Fedora and elementary OS belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.

elementary OS is an open source tool with 921 GitHub stars and 540 GitHub forks. Here's a link to elementary OS's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of elementary OS
Pros of Fedora
  • 5
    Free to use
  • 4
    Fast
  • 4
    Stable
  • 4
    MacOs like feel
  • 3
    Elegant
  • 2
    Excellent replacement for Windows
  • 2
    Very easy to use
  • 2
    Good for beginners
  • 17
    Great for developers
  • 8
    Represents the future of rhel/centos
  • 7
    Good release schedule
  • 6
    Great integration with system tools
  • 5
    Reliable
  • 4
    Fast
  • 3
    Docker integration
  • 2
    Has SeLinux
  • 2
    Latest packages
  • 1
    Awesome community
  • 1
    Complies with International Standard
  • 1
    Python distribution
  • 1
    Updated with Bleeding-edge software
  • 1
    Great for ops teams

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Cons of elementary OS
Cons of Fedora
  • 1
    Less customization
  • 1
    Bugs get fixed slowly from kernel side
  • 1
    Much less support from Wiki
  • 1
    Boring
  • 1
    Systemd
  • 1
    Less packages in official repository
  • 1
    A bit complicated
  • 0
    Slightly difficult to install for beginners

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What is elementary OS?

It is the flagship distribution to showcase the Pantheon desktop environment. The distribution promotes itself as a “fast, open, and privacy-respecting” replacement to macOS and Windows.

What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to elementary OS and Fedora?
    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.
    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.
    Mac OS X
    It brings new features inspired by its most powerful users, but designed for everyone. Stay better focused on your work in Dark Mode. Automatically organize files using Stacks.
    Manjaro
    It is an accessible, friendly, open-source Linux distribution and community. Based on Arch Linux, it provides all the benefits of cutting-edge software combined with a focus on getting started quickly, automated tools to require less manual intervention, and help readily available when needed.
    Windows 10
    It is the latest iteration of the Microsoft operating systems and has been optimized for home PC performance in a wide variety of applications from serious work to after-hours gaming.
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