Why this matters to you, is that it also makes those packages available to you since it automatically creates a repository and a one click install. Ubuntu belongs to linux family while opensuse belongs to suselinux. Though you gave opensuse 11 the nod, i suspect that regards mandriva vs opensuse, its pretty much a wash. Jun 24, 20 mandriva linux is a newbiecentric distribution that has become less of a highlight in the news over the past few years. I have only run fedora 10 in live mode and the use of kde 4 is impressive, however i did install fedora 9 and found it to be likeable albeit a little unstable, a trait of many fedora releases as most of the time they are used as a testing bench for red hat. I personally think that ubuntu is the best debian based distro you can go for.
Of course, ubuntu server is a powerful server os but isnt as popular as other server os like redhat or centos. Ubuntu and fedora are two distributions of linux that are being distributed for free as open source software. I like both opensuse and ubuntu but havent used either for more than a week. Ubuntu is designed to be easy to install and to update. Mar 25, 20 ubuntu does a better job with software discovery, thanks to the new and featured software in the ubuntu software center. Both of them have successfully conquered the hearts of many linux enthusiasts long before ubuntu and pclinuxos took the. Today im using ubuntu, mandriva, fedora from time to time, and specialized. Below is the topmost comparison between ubuntu vs opensuse. Ubuntu gutsy is proclaimed to be the best ubuntu ever and it really appears to be, everything simply works.
The difference between linux and ubuntu is like the difference between an engine and a vehicle. Ubuntu current linux kernel is 15 but opensuse linux kernel is 4. Linuxbased operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage. Ubuntu is the most userfriendly linux distribution, offering strong communitybased support and a consistent release cycle.
The ubuntu software center offers a gui interface for installing new apps which is extremely easy and welcoming for beginners to linux. The four top linux distributions fedora, mint, opensuse and ubuntu differ widely in their approach to the desktop. I had done the similar comparison some times earlier with opensuse 10. Forget ubuntu, now opensuse linux comes to windows 10. This allowed the windows 10 users to run bash on ubuntu on windows 10 and. For opensuse you can find a huge amount of software in obs 120. If youre already running opensuse you can upgrade by booting from the dvdusb and choosing upgrade, or carry out an online upgrade in a few commands. Most of the linux software comes in a form that can easily be installed on ubuntu either. Ubuntu problems i had right after a fresh installation.
I need something to completely over rite windows from my harddrive, and i dont want anyting that runs in windows. Its really just branding, package manager, and packages installed by default. Winner here goes to opensuse here actually now that i have used it more, its a little easier keeping the system and packages up to date and keep stability on opensuse vs ubuntu. Whats the difference between ubuntu, opensuse, and fedora on. Aug 24, 2014 ubuntu is designed to be easy to install and to update. Ubuntu is a complete linux operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. However, that depends on your mindset, goal, and brilliance. Comparison to other distributions fedora project wiki. Jul 16, 2009 for this testing we installed opensuse 11. When comparing ubuntu vs opensuse, the slant community recommends opensuse for most people. We look at all four and figure out which is right for you. Fedora is a very popular linux distribution for desktops but it has been superseded by the meteoric rise of. Mar 07, 2018 for example, you can run ubuntu for ubuntu, opensuse42 for opensuse leap 42, or sles12 for suse linux enterprise server 12.
But things change rapidly in the linux world and i wondered how a competition of the newest releases would come out. With their latest releases namely mandriva linux 2008 and opensuse 10. Uses the software centre as a graphical package manager. This is an instance of how open is weaker than free.
But it should not be used by more advanced users since the method of installing through the terminal is much. It is much more difficult to install new software on older ubuntu than on older opensuse. Replace ubuntu with opensuse in bash on windows 10 and enjoy linux. It was based on rosa, a russian linux distribution project which forked mandriva linux in 2012, incorporating many of mandrivas original tools and utilities and adding inhouse enhancements. What followed was the battle of the century, as each distro pulled off one unique trick after another to stay on top of the game. Winner here goes to opensuse here actually now that i have used it more, its a little easier keeping the system and. An operating system is the set of software package which manages the hardware and. Manjaro vs opensuse tumbleweed newbie corner manjaro. Each linux distribution runs separately and independently and has its own separate file system and installed software. There is not much difference between their functionality.
Different linux distros can all work with linux software and. These commands are listed on the store page for each linux distribution. However, that does mean youre stuck with old software. Already some of the ubuntu trusty tahr benchmarks we have done recently include 12. It also has a decent selection of software that you can install with a few clicks of a button, letting you find apps you are familiar with. It is also mediatransparent due to its ability to retrieve. Suse linux enterprise is most compared with red hat linux rhel, centos and opensuse leap, whereas ubuntu linux is most compared with oracle linux, oracle solaris and windows server.
But today, ill give you 5 reasons why you should use opensuse ive always found opensuse to be a bit different kind of a linux distro. Tie, at least between ubuntu hardy and opensuse 11. Ill be the first to admit that because of the slide scroller and featured applications, ive made new discoveries. Like fedora, debian is very focused on free and open source software. In an attempt to narrow it down, i ran some lighthearted tests and found mandriva won out in a sidebyside comparison. I am new to linux but i have tried ubuntu and fedora 8 livecds and i was wondering which linux distro i should use of the four below. Udev creates and removes device nodes in dev for devices discovered or removed from the system. But things change rapidly in the linux world and i wondered how. Most of the desktop linux users stay in 3 categories. The ubuntu software center lists proprietary programs and free programs jumbled together. We then performed all development package updates as of 20090715. Opensuse submitted by abhaysahai 20070412 rumors 83 comments. Fedora users or potential users sometimes have questions on how fedora. Microsoft brought the fun and power of linux to windows 10 with windows subsystem for linux wsl.
Which is 5 years almost twice as long as opensuse offers. Linux is the name of the core component of the operating system. Opensuse, ubuntu, fedora, mandriva benchmarks phoronix. The goal of openmandriva is to facilitate the creation, improvement, promotion and distribution of free and opensource software in general, and. However, please do read the comments in both of these comparisons as they provide views of many other users who have read this and are quiet interesting. Quite possibly the best rpm based distro for many reasons such as easy of use, fast, stableyetbleedingedge, pretty, supports vast range of hardware and has a great community. If you have been following techworm, you will know that you can run ubuntu apps on windows using bash. Where ubuntu is a grass roots movement, mandriva is a linux superpower.
Whats the difference between ubuntu, opensuse, and fedora. Mandriva mandriva and opensuse are two wellestablished linux distributions worthy to be considered elite. Over the holidays i put a larger disk drive in my lifebook s2110 amdati laptop, and reinstalled everything from scratch. Ubuntu vs opensuse learn the 21 amazing differences. Im currently leaning towards ubuntu because of its. Mandriva amazes me with how they can get something so right their graphical disk partitioning and despite considerable work, do something so mediocre rpmdrake. Dual boot ubuntu fedora mandriva debian mint opensuse etc and. Ubuntu does a better job with software discovery, thanks to the new and featured software in the ubuntu software center. Opensuse tumbleweed this weeks rollingrelease opensuse build has linux 4. In a situation where opensuse is targeted towards enterprises, and ubuntu is targeted for human beings read, typical endusers, opensuse won most of the interface points including several for just picking good color schemes. Why you should use opensuse and which opensuse should you use. Mandriva linux used a package manager called urpmi, which functions as a wrapper to the. I have written a similar comparison between opensuse 10. Difference between ubuntu and fedora difference between.
Ubuntu vs fedora vs opensuse vs mandriva forumul softpedia. What are the differences between opensuse and ubuntu with. The differences between common desktop distributions are much less than what many people think. For example, you can run ubuntu for ubuntu, opensuse42 for opensuse leap 42, or sles12 for suse linux enterprise server 12. Suse suse software solutions germany gmbh is a germanbased. Among all the linux distros out there, opensuse and ubuntu are two of the bests. Between ubuntu and opensuse, which is the best distribution. Jun 26, 2008 in an attempt to narrow it down, i ran some lighthearted tests and found mandriva won out in a sidebyside comparison. Dependencies are automatically installed every time, the 1click install is a very nice feature. Opensuse misses out in this space since theyre more hierarchybased with their software management. Ubuntu defaults user interface is gnome while opensuse user interface is gnome3 or kde plasma 5. Ubuntu vs opensuse learn the 21 amazing differences educba. Fedora is a very popular linux distribution for desktops but it has been superseded by the meteoric rise of ubuntu due to its user friendly interfaces. Ubuntu vs fedora vs opensuse vs mandriva ma gandesc sa fac o comparatie obiectiva intre cele 4 distributii, mai exact, intre.
After testing mandriva for a couple of months i switched back to my slackware current system. Ubuntu vs opensuse detailed comparison as of 2020 slant. Linux distributions are very diverse and the following is not meant to a. Last fall when the two megadistros opensuse and mandriva both hit the mirrors, it was difficult to decide which i liked better. The opensuse build service provides a simple and central place for developers to make software available, and use our servers to build it with so they dont stress their home computers. It depends on which scientific software you are going to use. Reset administrator password of windows 10 without any software. Dec 30, 2007 mandriva and opensuse are two wellestablished linux distributions worthy to be considered elite. There are a lot of software packages available for opensuse, perhaps not as many as for ubuntu but still plenty. Well, it doesnt freezes or anything like that it is still linux, but it is not. Jan 14, 2017 this way, you can run most opensuse apps within windows 10 without having to install the operating system separately like ubuntu with bash. The opensuse build servicemenyediakan software developers dengan tool untuk melakukan compile, merilis and dan memasarkan software merekauntuk banyak distribusi, termasuk mandriva, ubuntu, fedoradan debian.
We laid our hands on all the three biggiesubuntu 9. Jan 08, 2008 i am new to linux but i have tried ubuntu and fedora 8 livecds and i was wondering which linux distro i should use of the four below. Mandriva 2k5 i have been a mandriva fan since mandrake 9. Product manager suse linux enterprise at suse, hannes kuhnemund has published a detailed tutorial on how to install a suse linux distribution on windows 10 pclaptops. For example, you can run ubuntu for ubuntu, opensuse 42 for opensuse leap 42, or sles12 for suse linux enterprise server 12. All you need to do is to go to the link on your opensuse os of course, use the search box to find your desired software.
Jan 06, 2010 windows vista aero vs linux ubuntu beryl. Gentoo is yet another linux success story starting from one individual and. Ubuntu is generally more geared towards being a normal desktop os. As of the version 15 of opensuse leap users can migrate to suse linux enterprise sle if they need support and wish to become a suse customer. Opensuse have those in separate repositories to not clutter up the software installation. The ubuntu community is built on the ideas enshrined in the ubuntu manifesto.496 1473 1173 190 457 122 67 849 503 1491 1575 1474 1083 747 984 726 1323 648 185 680 894 106 1506 448 102 1192 1463 1043 235 1289 1041 401 335 882 662 627 1132 1087 1434