from fedora to ubuntu

debian debiani386 at
Fri May 16 00:44:46 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 19:32 -0400, Nat Gross wrote:
> Hi;
> After many years on Fedora and Redhat, I am considering jumping ship.
> My immediate concern of course is how quickly I can get up to speed with ubuntu.
> Is there a document that details fundamental differences for folks
> coming from fedora?
> For example, can I use yum out of the box? More importantly is the
> location of key files and directories off /etc, etc. [pun intended].
> Thanks
> nat

Note(1): Ubuntu has 'yum' in the repository, but to get it, you need to

sudo apt-get install yum

note(2): Ubuntu uses aptitude, which installs deb files from a
repository or a list of repositories found in /etc/apt/sources.list

i hope this is of some help.


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