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Is it time you swapped Ubuntu for Fedora?

Aug 24, 2009, 23:33 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Graham Morrison)

"It takes an uncompromising approach on excluding packages that aren't certifiably open source, and makes few concessions to those unfamiliar with the way Linux works.

"It may seem austere and frugal compared to its more consumer-friendly rival, but there's plenty of interesting content there for those prepared to look.

"The release of Fedora 11 comes hot on the heels of Ubuntu's latest offering. Both products are wedded to a six monthly release cycle that follows the biannual release of the Gnome desktop, and they both package the same version – 2.26. They also bundle the same versions of Xfce (4.6), the X server (1.6) and KDE (4.2)."

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