Ubuntu vs Yocto: What are the differences?
Ubuntu: The leading OS for PC, tablet, phone and cloud. 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; Yocto: An open Source embedded Linux build system. It is an open source collaboration project that helps developers create custom Linux-based systems regardless of the hardware architecture. It provides a flexible set of tools and a space where embedded developers worldwide can share technologies, software stacks, configurations, and best practices that can be used to create tailored Linux images for embedded and IOT devices, or anywhere a customized Linux OS is needed.
Ubuntu can be classified as a tool in the "Operating Systems" category, while Yocto is grouped under "Infrastructure Build Tools".
According to the StackShare community, Ubuntu has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2563 company stacks & 9695 developers stacks; compared to Yocto, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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