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Ubuntu 19.04 "Disco Dingo" Desktop and Fedora 30 Workstation


Ubuntu 19.04 "Disco Dingo" Desktop

The well designed and well tested Ubuntu Linux is popular with system admins as well as beginning desktop users. The Debian-based Ubuntu project appears with a new release every six months. The latest version comes with the Gnome 3.32 desktop, which features performance improvements, fractional scaling, and enhanced configuration options. Other advances include improved local search with Tracker, better VMware integration, and a new Safe Graphics mode.

Fedora 30 Workstation

Fedora is a community-based Linux distro sponsored by Red Hat. The Fedora project also puts out a new version every six months. The Fedora team takes pride in Fedora's support for software developers, with an array of well integrated development tools – along with several standard desktop options and end-user applications. The latest release comes with GCC 9, Bash 5.0, and Gnome 3.32.

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