LINUX VS WINDOWS

OVERVIEW OF LINUX
Linus Torvalds wrote the first Linux kernel in 1991 which was a GNU Project. Linux now a days is predominantly known for its use in servers, although it is installed on a wide variety of computer hardware, ranging from embedded devices and mobile phones to supercomputers. On desktop machines KDE, GNOME and Xfce are the most popular user interfaces.

WORLD MARKET SURVEY
In server revenue market share Linux 85.4% vs. Windows 1% . (reference http://news.softpedia.com/news/Market-ShareSmackdown-Linux-85-4-vs-Windows-1-89071.shtml) Windows in the desktop and personal computer markets has come down to 80% as compared to 90% 3 years back in desktop market share.

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ADVANTAGES OF LINUX ON WINDOWS
Supports Multi User & Mutli Tasking Env Virus free Operating System License free Operating System Works under Heterogeneous Network can access computers irrespective any Operating System Easy to use and very user friendly Linux can be installed anywhere irrespective of any Hardware available

Customization is possible as its an open source Better Filesystem Permissions Better Performance in terms of Process Scheduling, Memory Management etc Better Device Driver stability Negligible Downtime Automatic Recovery as it uses ext3 and ext4 filesystem

Its Boot Loader supports multiple O.S Installation possible via Live Environments Great Security Feature available Good Community support One Laptop Per Child Foundation uses Linux (Ubuntu) as native O.SIts Boot Loader supports multiple O.S Very accurate comparison refer to the link http://www. computerhope.com/issues/ch000575.htm

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