Debian vs Ubuntu

Discussion in 'General' started by SamTzu, Mar 16, 2022.

  1. SamTzu

    SamTzu Active Member

    Let's do pro's vs cons.
    Why do you favor one instead of the other?

    I'll start with... I favor Debian ISPconfig's because of their stability.
     
  2. ahrasis

    ahrasis Well-Known Member

    I prefer Ubuntu as it is easier to setup on most machines. It is Debian derivative so no much different from Debian itself.
     
  3. Taleman

    Taleman Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

    I used to be Debian Developer, so Debian GNU/Linux is my favorite. Plus I trust upgrading to next release with Debian more than with Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not bad, and stability with Ubuntu is pretty good also, since I skip the not LTS-releases.
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    I guess both are working quite well and are very stable. but personally, I prefer Debian. Why use a derivative, when you can get the original ;) For me, Ubuntu sometimes has the tendency to try out new technologies in the core and then abandon them later and as I run and upgrade most of my servers for many years, I prefer to have an easily upgradable and solid foundation.
     
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