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Fedora vs Mac OS X: 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 Mac OS X? A desktop operating system for Macintosh computers. 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.

Fedora and Mac OS X can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.

According to the StackShare community, Fedora has a broader approval, being mentioned in 15 company stacks & 127 developers stacks; compared to Mac OS X, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 30 developer stacks.

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Pros of Fedora
Pros of Mac OS X
  • 17
    Great for developers
  • 8
    Represents the future of rhel/centos
  • 8
    Good release schedule
  • 7
    Great integration with system tools
  • 6
    Reliable
  • 5
    Fast
  • 4
    Docker integration
  • 3
    Has SeLinux
  • 2
    Python distribution
  • 2
    Updated with Bleeding-edge software
  • 2
    Complies with International Standard
  • 2
    Awesome community
  • 2
    Great for ops teams
  • 2
    Latest packages
  • 1
    Stability
  • 1
    Elegant, Minimalist look

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Cons of Fedora
Cons of Mac OS X
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    Bugs get fixed slowly from kernel side
  • 1
    Systemd
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    Much less support from Wiki
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    Boring
  • 1
    Less packages in official repository
  • 1
    A bit complicated
  • 0
    Slightly difficult to install for beginners
  • 2
    Expensive if you don't want to break the EULA
  • 1
    Even less customization

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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.

What is 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.

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What companies use Mac OS X?
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What are some alternatives to Fedora and Mac OS X?
CentOS
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.
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.
openSUSE
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.
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.
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