Open Source Technology Masters of Computer Science

Linux Vs Windows! Differences you need to know!

Users have access to source codeAccess of source code is not available to users
Highly customizableLess customization option
GPL License – free to modify and redistributeMicrosoft’s License, can’t be modified and redistribute by users
More command lines for daily usesMore GUI than command lines
Community SupportMicrosoft Support
Users have control on upate, no reboot requiredNo control for update time, reboot frequently required
More securedLess secure
Open SourceClosed Source
FreeCost is needed
No Virus, malwareVire, malware exists
Low hardware costHigh Hardware cost
Linux Kernel released on 199Windows first released on 1985
Developed by Linus TorvaldDeveloped by Microsoft
More stableCan be easily attacked without user’s knowledge
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