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Linux VS Windows

Made By: Micheal Mouner



Agenda1
Agenda

  • History

  • Comparison

  • Linux Interface

  • Linux Applications

  • Linux Flavors

  • Company Level

  • References



What is it
Whatisit?

Windows

Windows is the family of operating system (OS) from Microsoft, which is the most famous OS in the world.

Linux

Linux is an example of Open Source software development and Free Operating System (OS).


Development and distribution
Development and Distribution:

Windows

Windows is developed and distributed by Microsoft.

Linux

Developed by Open Source development

It is distributed by various vendors such as Debian, Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu etc.


First release
First Release

Windows

Windows first released in 1985.

Linux

Linux first released in 1989.


Market share
Market share

Windows

As on 2007, 92.63% of PC users from all over the world run Windows OS

Linux

The market share of Linux is about 0.8%



Price
Price

Windows

Microsoft Windows can run between $50.00 - $150.00 US dollars per each license copy.

Linux

The majority of Linux variants are available for free or at a much lower price than Microsoft Windows.


Reliability
Reliability

Windows

MS has made great improvements in reliability over the few versions of Windows , it still cannot match the reliability of Linux.

Linux

The majority of Linux variants and versions are reliable and can often run for months and years without needing to be rebooted.


Software
Software

Windows

Because of the large amount of MS users, there is a much larger selection of available software programs, utilities, and games for Windows.

Linux

Linux has a large variety of available software programs, utilities, and games. However, Windows has a much larger selection of available software.


Software cost
Software Cost

Windows

The majority of the programs will cost anywhere between $20.00 - $200.00+ US dollars per copy.

Linux

Many of the available software programs, and utilities available on Linux are freeware or open source. Even such complex programs such as Gimp, OpenOffice, StarOffice, and wine are available for free or at a low cost.


Security
Security

Windows

Although Microsoft has made great improvements over the years with security on their operating system, their operating system continues to be the most vulnerable to viruses and other attacks.

Linux

Linux is and has always been a very secure operating system. Although it still can be attacked when compared to Windows, it much more secure.


Open source
Open Source

Windows

Microsoft Windows is not open source and the majority of Windows programs are not open source.

Linux

Many of the Linux variants and many Linux programs are open source and enable users to customize or modify the code however they wish to.


What can we do with linux
What can we do With Linux?

Freedom to use

Freedom to examin

Freedom to redistribute

Freedom to modify

You can’t deny these freedoms to anyone else




Linux applications
Linux Applications

Word processing (OpenOffice, Koffice)

Programming (C, C++, Perl, Python, Java, PHP)

Graphics (GIMP)

Webbrowsers (Mozilla, Chrome)

Email (Evolution, Mozilla, KMail)

Audio (Amarok)

Games (MAME)












Linux flavors

Linux Flavors




Company level
CompanyLevel

  • Think about

    • License Cost (Windows, Office, etc.)

    • Product Price

    • Security

    • Community



Who use linux

Who Use Linux?


Referencess
Referencess

  • http://tuxradar.com/content/linux-vs-windows-7

  • http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000575.htm

  • http://www.diffen.com/difference/Linux_vs_Windows


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