Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Ubuntu vs Redhat

1. Ubuntu is free to use while Red Hat is not.
2. Ubuntu uses the dpkg (Debian) package system while Red Hat uses RPM package manager.
3. Ubuntu primarily aims for better usability and has become exceedingly popular for desktop use. Red Hat, on the other hand, is marketed for enterprise use.
4. Red Hat is closely associated to Fedora, another popular type of Linux distribution.
5. Red Hat is made by Red Hat Inc which is founded by Young and Ewing while Ubuntu is headed by Shuttleworth, owner of Canonical Ltd.
6. Due to its differing packaging system, Ubuntu is expected to be more flexible and easier to implement.