Is there a good reason for a developer to run Fedora unless they work in a Redhat shop?
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> Is there a good reason for a developer to run Fedora unless they work in a Redhat shop?
Sure, I can think of several. I don't personally run it – I run #void, #arch, #debian, #ubuntu, and #popOS, but I can see the appeal of #fedora if a dev wants a single distro that has a faster pace than an LTS but slower than rolling. And if they like upstream Gnome, fedora is certainly a strong contender
@tomosaigon I like that they up to date packages and their hardware support is pretty good.
@tomosaigon I developed on Fedora for many years. It's ahead of the curve in terms of adoption of future trends, yet sufficiently stable. You can get fixes much faster than on more conservative distributions. It's a good distribution in general.
That said, I recently moved to Mint due to dissatisfaction with Fedora's QC. I feel like they used to do better, and that it's gone downhill. Though maybe I was just hit with issues I actually care about.
@tomosaigon I think the main benefit of Fedora is that it makes the daily OS usage "boring". No big surprises for the most part. Things just work out of the box, unattended upgrades run without problems (for me since 2 years on the same system now) and for most programming you can use toolbox to isolate the development from the rest of the system.
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