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Fedora vs Windows: 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; Windows: A group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed by Microsoft. A series of personal computer operating systems produced by Microsoft as part of its Windows NT family of operating systems.

Fedora and Windows belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.

According to the StackShare community, Windows has a broader approval, being mentioned in 10 company stacks & 33 developers stacks; compared to Fedora, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 21 developer stacks.

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Pros of Fedora
Pros of Windows
  • 19
    Great for developers
  • 9
    Represents the future of rhel/centos
  • 9
    Great integration with system tools
  • 8
    Good release schedule
  • 6
    Reliable
  • 5
    Docker integration
  • 5
    Fast
  • 3
    Great for ops teams
  • 3
    Has SeLinux
  • 2
    Latest packages
  • 2
    Updated with Bleeding-edge software
  • 2
    Python distribution
  • 2
    Complies with International Standard
  • 2
    Awesome community
  • 2
    Lovely

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Cons of Fedora
Cons of Windows
  • 1
    Bugs get fixed slowly from kernel side
  • 1
    Systemd
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    Much less support from Wiki
  • 1
    Boring
  • 1
    Less packages in official repository
  • 1
    A bit complicated
  • 0
    Slightly difficult to install for beginners
  • 2
    Proprietary
  • 1
    Not free to use

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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 Windows?

A series of personal computer operating systems produced by Microsoft as part of its Windows NT family of operating systems.

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What are some alternatives to Fedora and Windows?
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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