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Fedora vs Raspbian: What are the differences?
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; Raspbian: A free operating system based on Debian. It is optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. It provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 35,000 packages, pre-compiled software bundled in a nice format for easy installation on your Raspberry Pi.
Fedora and Raspbian belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.
Real Softservice, Privia, and Power Challenge AB are some of the popular companies that use Fedora, whereas Raspbian is used by 3DRacers, Robotical Ltd, and IPF. Fedora has a broader approval, being mentioned in 15 company stacks & 127 developers stacks; compared to Raspbian, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.
Pros of Fedora
- Great for developers20
- Great integration with system tools9
- Represents the future of rhel/centos9
- Good release schedule8
- Docker integration5
- Latest packages3
- Updated with Bleeding-edge software3
- Great for ops teams3
- Has SeLinux3
- Awesome community2
- Complies with International Standard2
- Python distribution2
Pros of Raspbian
- Runs well on rpi7
- Easy to use with little experience2
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Cons of Fedora
- Bugs get fixed slowly from kernel side1
- Much less support from Wiki1
- Less packages in official repository1
- A bit complicated1
- Slightly difficult to install for beginners0
Cons of Raspbian
- Desktop enviroment is unstable3