Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Ubuntu Vs Mageia , Linux distros compared

Ubuntu Vs Mageia  Which distro is best ?
This is short comparison of the two leading Linux distros Ubuntu and Mageia. Ubuntu is based on debian linux where as Mageia is developed from Mandrivia Linux.The packet management is controlled by APT in Ubuntu and by urpmi and rpmdrake in Mageia. The user interface is Unity shell in Ubuntu and KDE Plasma Desktop or Gnome in Mageia .Both can be installed from USB drive also.

Base Distribution
Debian LinuxMandrivia Linux
Default File SystemEXT 4EXT 4
Desktop EnvironmentUnityKDE Plasma Desktop , Gnome 
Supported Platformsi386, AMD64,ARM i586, x86-64
Packet ManagementAPTurpmi, rpmdrake
Package Format.DebRPM
USB InstallationYESYES
Official Websitehttp://www.ubuntu.comhttp://www.mageia.org

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