Fedora is Linux based and open-source operating system intended for developers and system administrators. It is supported by a huge Red Hat Community. It was introduced in Sep 2003. Initially, it was also known as Fedore Core. Fedora OS uses IPSec to connect to remote machines or networks. It uses Internet Key Exchange, IKE protocol to make secure, robust connections between machines.
Debian is again a Linux based open-source operating system. It is part of GNU project providing program components to Debian OS. Debian was developed targetting the end-users general purpose. It is highly user friendly and efficient. Many large and small organizations apart from individual desktop users use Debian
The following are some of the important differences between Fedora and Debian.
|1||Target||Fedora OS is primarily for developers and system administrators.||Debian OS is intended for workstations and desktop users.|
|2||Packages||Fedora has nearly 20000 package libraries.||Debain has more than 60000 package libraries.|
|3||User Friendly||Fedora is less user friendly as compared to Debian.||Debian is very user friendly making it the most popular Linux distribution.|
|4||Hardware support||Fedora hardware support is not as good as compared to Debian OS.||Debian OS has excellent support for hardware.|
|5||Stability||Fedora is less stable as compared to Debian.||Debian is one of the most stable Linux distribution.|