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Pros of Debian
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Pros of Ubuntu
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    Massively supported
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    It is free
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    Works on all architectures
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    The best
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    Sometimes you just have to write your own drivers
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    Free to use
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    Easy setup for testing discord bot
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    Gateway Linux Distro
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    Simple interface
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    Don't need driver installation in most cases
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    Open Source
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    Many active communities
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    Easy to custom

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Cons of Debian
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Cons of Ubuntu
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    Old versions of software
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      Demanding system requirements
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      Adds overhead and unnecessary complexity over 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 Linux Kernel?

    Development on the LInux kernel.

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to Debian, Linux Kernel, and Ubuntu?
    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.
    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.
    The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community.
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    How developers use Debian, Linux Kernel, and Ubuntu
    TIS Global Solutions uses

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    Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses

    We use Ubuntu for our more bleeding-edge servers like the web-server that heavily rely on modern ciphers and negotiation protocols like ALPN, aswell as for things that are included within ubuntus package-sources, but not within debians.

    Doug Bromley uses

    Excellent foundation by being based on Debian. But with excellent long term support for security updates in the LTS editions along with a huge community providing an unparalleled pool of community knowledge.

    Promethean TV uses

    PrometheanTV server infrastructure runs on the Ubuntu Operating System. Ubuntu Server is used on various EC2 instances and Ubuntu Desktop is used by technical staff as a desktop development environment.

    Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses

    Debian is our primary distribution for our game-servers for the time being. We plan to shift our infrastructure towards Docker-Containers/CoreOS though.

    Yechan Kim uses

    가장 대중적인 Debian 기반 Linux 배포판. 기존에는 그나마 쓸만한 데스크톱 환경을 밀고 들어와 많은 사람들의 추앙을 받았으나 그마저도 점점 산으로 가서 욕을 잔뜩 먹었다. 최근에는 빨간 모자의 자리를 넘보며 서버 사이드에서도 많이 쓰이는 중.

    papaver uses

    my goto linux distro. what all my vms are created from. small and well built. apt-get rocks. been using it on and off since college.

    Gitt uses

    Widely used, large community and updated frequently. P.S: We use a slighly modified version of Ubuntu Server for database management.

    PawByte uses

    The Debian Linux distribution of Linux is supported for the Game Pencil Engine Editor.

    We Understand Technology uses

    We use Debian based Ubuntu for most projects as they have frequent updates.