Debian vs Ubuntu: What are the differences?
Debian: 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; 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.
Debian and Ubuntu can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.
"Massively supported " is the primary reason why developers consider Debian over the competitors, whereas "Free to use" was stated as the key factor in picking Ubuntu.
reddit, Instacart, and Asana are some of the popular companies that use Ubuntu, whereas Debian is used by esa, Webedia, and Code School. Ubuntu has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1870 company stacks & 1753 developers stacks; compared to Debian, which is listed in 387 company stacks and 390 developer stacks.
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