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Fedorian Dictionary


This page will serve to make a more sane way of seeing the information located at the Fedora Jargon glossary page. It will also include some common commands that Fedora uses and then show their counterparts for other popular distributions such as Ubuntu.

Once completed this page should prove a valuable resource for those wanting to make the switch from Ubuntu to Fedora or even from another distribution


Rather then ramble on about each distros individual backgrounds I am going to briefly summarize each distros purpose here then link to where you can find the full article. Note only distributions currently being used in this guide are displayed in this section, as more get added they will appear here.

Chances are good if your reading this page you know what Fedora is but since this page can and hopefully will be used to help people make the switch from other distributions i added what Fedora was for that purpose.


Ubuntu is a community developed and supported project. Since its launch in October 2004, Ubuntu has become one of the most highly regarded Linux distributions with millions of users around the world.

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Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcome to join. The Fedora Project is out front for you, leading the advancement of free, open software and content.

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A majority of the Ubuntu and Fedora commands listed here have been gathered from


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