Compare RedHat Enterprise Linux vs Ubuntu

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comparison of RedHat Enterprise Linux vs. Ubuntu
based on data from user reviews. RedHat Enterprise Linux rates 4.4/5 stars with 129 reviews. Ubuntu rates 4.5/5 stars with 409 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Meets RequirementsSee More
Meets RequirementsSee More
9.1
(Based on 118 reviews)
9.1
(Based on 391 reviews)
Ease of UseSee More
Ease of UseSee More
8.3
(Based on 118 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 392 reviews)
Ease of SetupSee More
Ease of SetupSee More
8.3
(Based on 76 reviews)
9.0
(Based on 173 reviews)
Ease of AdminSee More
Ease of AdminSee More
8.5
(Based on 75 reviews)
8.7
(Based on 173 reviews)
Quality of SupportSee More
Quality of SupportSee More
8.8
(Based on 107 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 342 reviews)
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
Ease of Doing Business WithSee More
8.9
(Based on 70 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 128 reviews)
Product Direction (% positive)See More
Product Direction (% positive)See More
8.4
(Based on 119 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 391 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
16.4%
48.4%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
28.1%
27.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
55.5%
24.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
29.2%
Information Technology and Services
22.0%
 
Computer Software
12.4%
Computer Software
18.6%
 
Higher Education
8.1%
Internet
9.1%
 
Telecommunications
4.3%
Higher Education
6.6%
 
Financial Services
3.7%
Telecommunications
4.1%
 
Other
42.2%
Other
39.4%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

RHEL's interface makes it easy to navigate. It almost feels as if the developers of this Linux platform kept user experience in mind. Many of its built-in programs are easily navigable. Perhaps this comes more naturally to a developer whose first Linux...

shashank s.
User

Ubuntu comes loaded with a lot features which can help programmers and developers. It uses very less resources of my computer which enables me to run my desktop application smoothly without any lag or disturbance. It gives me the ability to control all my...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Computer Software

You don't get the newest version of packages. This is a trade-off with stability, but it's still a bummer that you don't have easy access to more recent software. RHEL 6 also uses Gnome 2 by default, which feels seriously outdated.

G2 Crowd User

It could have used more support for apps and programs

 
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