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    Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web...

    Open Source Linux

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  • Debian icon


    Debian is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system. It is distributed with access to repositories containing thousands of software packages ready for...

    Open Source Linux BSD Self-Hosted

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    Arch Linux

    Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686- and x86_64-optimised Linux distribution targeted at competent Linux users. It uses pacman, its home-grown package...

    Open Source Linux

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    macOS is a Unix-based operating system developed and marketed by Apple Inc., Designed to run on Macintosh computers.

    Commercial Mac

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    openSUSE is a free and Linux-based operating system for your PC, Laptop or Server. The openSUSE distribution is a stable, easy to use and complete multi-purpose...

    Open Source Linux

    • OpenSuse is probably the closest alternative to Fedora (other than the commercial RedHat). Both OpenSuse and Fedora the .rpm packages. They come with different desktop environments by default, but you can install whatever you like once you have it up and running. JohnFastmanJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium® and Athlon™), amd64 compatible (including Opteron™, Athlon™64, and EM64T), ARM...

    Open Source BSD Self-Hosted

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  • ReactOS icon


    ReactOS is a free, modern operating system in alpha stage, based on the design of Windows XP/2003. Written completely from scratch, it aims to follow the Windows...

    Open Source Windows

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    Gentoo Linux is a versatile, fast, highly configurable and completely free Linux and FreeBSD distribution geared towards developers and network professionals. Gentoo...

    Open Source Linux BSD FreeBSD

Fedora Comments

Login screen fail

Comment by cycroenerugi
about Fedora May 2016

i tried it... its not working for me


I use Fedora as my main OS. The only thing I miss in Ubuntu ...

Comment by BrandonT
about Fedora Jun 2011

I use Fedora as my main OS. The only thing I miss in Ubuntu is the Software Center. Its easy to use and incredibly stable in comparison to most other Linux based OSes I've tried.


Fedora fells more streamlined than Ubuntu in my opinion. Cl ...

Comment by hide
about Fedora Jun 2011

Fedora fells more streamlined than Ubuntu in my opinion. Clicks with me.
If you're a Ubuntu user give Fedora a try, you may like it.