Bring up the topic of Ubuntu and you'll receive a mixed response from unexpected corners. No, it's not the Windows brigade, but the Debian crowd. So just how does Ubuntu differ from Debian to inflame such passion?
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Heres where we hit our first major distinction. Ubuntu comes on one CD. While more knowledgeable types can fine-tune a Debian install to perfectly suit their purpose the general person on the street who just wants a $0 virus-free operating system is going to find Ubuntu far more straightforward, far more accessible, and much less complex to choose the right media.