distributions: UBUNTU vs DEBIAN

Masatran (Deepak), R. masatran at research.iiit.ac.in
Thu Apr 20 15:26:17 UTC 2006


* Attila Horvath <mutsuura at mutsuura.com> 2006-04-20
> What is the difference between UBUNTU and DEBIAN installations?

Debian is more stable.
Ubuntu is more up-to-date.

Debian is command-line-focused and provides more control.
Ubuntu is GUI-focused and provides simplicity.

Debian is meant for experts.
Ubuntu is meant for non-experts.

Debian is more suited for servers.
Ubuntu is more suited for desktop systems.
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