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Ok. I have used both so I can compare. Now my judgment is based on my experience, experiences can vary. 1) In Fedora you usually get the latest packages. In the Ubuntu LTS version they stop updating many packages. 2) Gnome Boxes, an excellent virtualization tool works best in CentOS and Fedora. I have tried it in Ubuntu, openSUSE and I have had issues. For instance it was almost impossible to get the virtual machine to recognize a usb in the version of gnome boxes for these distros. 3) Fedora defaults to free as in freedom software only with the exception of certain non-free firmware. Ubuntu includes flash player, openSUSE includes opera, they don't have such a firm policy. And also by including the non-free firmware, I don't have to edit the sources list file like in Debian and the hardware of my computer gets recognized right away. 4) Fedora is setup to go to work right after installation. It includes the latest stable linux kernel with all the advantages of the newest most recent kernel. 5) Certain periferals have worked best for me in Fedora than other distros. For instance a nicon camera was recognized best by Fedora. 6) Fedora gives you Gnome or any other desktop environment in a pristine condition without any bloatware. 7) Fedora is at the forefront of new technologies and CentOS, which is very similar to Fedora in it's design is one of the most stable distros with a very long term support time, ten years. 8) Fedora has never served any ads the way Ubuntu did a few years ago with the dash search lense sending local queries (search terms) to Amazon servers which sent back ads for products. Now what I said is not black and white, Ubuntu also contains a lot of free software and you can avoid the non-free software. Having the latest software could also introduce new bugs and sometimes a package available for Ubuntu is not available for Fedora, but based on my experience I have not lacked anything in Fedora.