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    Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    I was only knowing about windows and mac os but today I came to know that apart from these two another famous OS is there naming 'Linux'. We know about uses of windows and mac os but what about this Linux OS? And differentiate it from windows.



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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Linux is also an Operating System like Windows. It has many uses and advantages.

    Uses of Linux:
    • Security.
    • Updatability.
    • Support.
    • Cost.
    • Self Improvement.
    • Software Support.
    • Hardware Support.
    Differences Between Linux and Windows:


    Linux Windows
    1) It Provides Full Access to the Source Code. 1) It Provides No Access to the Source Code.
    2) Licensing Freedom. 2) Licensing Restriction.
    3) Online Peer Support. 3) Paid Help Desk Support.
    4) Full Hardware Support. 4) Partial Hardware Support.
    5) Based on Command Line. 5) No Involvement of Command Line.
    6) Centralized Application Installation. 6) Non - Centralized Application Installation.
    7) Flexibility. 7) Rigidity.
    8) Automated Removable Media. 8) Non Automated Removable Media.
    9) Multi Layered Run Levels. 9) Single Layered Run Level.
    10) Less Threats. 10) More Threats.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Linux is also another type of the OS used for the systems and it is used based on the official use.This has been a very good OS for officers but os very much official than windows and also we find many great features in the windows but where as in linux we do not find any type of extra features than windows and operating of the system will also be different in the linux compared to windows.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    hello friend,

    LINUX is the Operating used which we have to be used as placed of the window and its very comfortable to do the work with LINUX.

    LINUX is free from download from the net.

    Core of the LINUX operating system is free which can be updated constantly with new features and support the new hardware.

    LINUX allow to secure multi-user work stations. and no virus will be allow its a secure feeling

    Thousands of applets, application, software etc to customized the look feel and overall performance .

    You don't need to buy the software ( M.s office)

    You have free from virus . do't need to update the antivirus.

    You don't need to restart the your computer all the times..

    Play hundred of game free.

    Your PC's does not slower day by day.

    Thank yoU!



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    Smile Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Hello Dude!!!


    _Check Out The Following Tips_


    #LINUX

    • It is Unix like Computer Operating system,
    • It was Developed By Linux Kernel on 5th october 1997,
    • Leading operating systems on Server,Mainframe Computers, Super Computers, and Runs on Embedded Systems.



    #USES

    • It Helps your System Keep out of Viruses, Worms and other Computer Infections,
    • Very Fast and Easy to Use,
    • It is More Fun,Safe and Secure,
    • Updatability and Support are High,
    • Efficient Self-Improvement,
    • Low Cost and Power Choice Freedom,
    • Multiple Software and Hardware Choices,

    #On Comparison With Windows The Following Qualities Lacks in LINUX

    • It is Hard To Install,
    • It Does't Recognize My Hardware,
    • Little Complicate To Use(Less Understanding),
    • No Applications avail as like windows.i.e,, Alternative Programs(Games,etc)
    • Less Compatibility.



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    Thank You@@@


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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    actually basically the only use of an operating system is like supervising the execution of all program allocating memory for programs,freeing up memory,providing resources like printer etc for thhe program on request.this is what all OS do.


    Linux is an Open source OS that is the source code of Linux is free you could develop your own OS with that.Linux is like you can modify anything and everything.the default exe that use in windows will not work on linux.they have special executables


    there are more than 100 distribution in Linux.(i.e) version if you are starting to learn linux i suggest you to use ubuntu cuz that is having a good forum.you could install new softwares from its software centre just like app store but most of em are free.


    linux is more secure than Windows

    MOST OF ALL LINUX IS VIRUS FREE YOU DONT NEED AN ANTIVIRUS

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Linux is a widely used Operating system and provide very nice platform for there user.
    It is fully difference from Windows Operating System. Some of them are:-

    1. Best thing with linux is that it is the Open Source Operating System Whereas Windows is not
    2. One more best things with Linux it is free available whereas you need to parches Windows.
    3. If we talk its file system then it use a wide range of file system whereas Windows use only
    NTFS and Win32
    4. In Linux there is no file extension but in Windows so many like .DLL, .EXE, etc.
    5. Linux is more secure and also you does not need any antivirus for it like Windows.

    So in many aspect Linux is far batter than Windows.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Dear,

    The Linux is the operating system Which is widely used and has many users across the world. It also provide the comfort to the users, it is very different from the other operating system. It is widely used by the computer professorial and it is also called as the professionals system. it is mostly available free of cost but you have to purchase the window operating. It uses wide range of File system. There is no need of extension files in the Linux operating system. It is very secured toward the viruses. It is very fast to use and easy to use.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    very uses of linux
    1. u can use it without any window .
    2. connect many computer to ur computer for using local area network.
    3.make new software
    4. send files to one to other computer in office without using net.
    5. flash msg on the screen of linux only one send . then it flash ur msg to all connecting computer or chooses computer.
    6. safe for using
    7. no virus problem
    8. promting any language.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    linux is a great version of windows that allows user to feel the difference from the previous versions of windows . linux windows contains many different features like it contains its own collection of software that you don't need to download the softwares from any other means window linux provides by its own,it is free available on the internet you can downlad it use it can can feel the difference .....also it is free to update it and you can enjoy the new features of it.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Linux is also other type of the OS used for the systems and is used based on the official use.This has been a very comfortably placed OS for officials but OS a lot of officer that windows and also it find Che many excellent characteristics in the windows but where as in the |linux| we do not find any type of remarkable characteristics that windows and by doing function of the system also will be different in the |linux| compared with windows.actually basic the unique use of an operative system appears the execution of the whole program that distributes the memory for the programs, by freeing the memory, by providing the resources like the printer etcetera for the program of || in request.this is which all does OS.


    Linux is an open source OS that it is the Linux source code is freely could develop your own OS with that.Linux appear that you can modify somewhat and everything.the has as value predefined the |exe| that the use in windows won't work in linux.they it has the executable special thing


    there it is more than 100 distribution in Linux.( i.e ) version if you are beginning toes to learn the |linux| I suggest you to use the |cuz| from |ubuntu| that is to have a good forum.you could install new softwares of your center of software just as the warehouse of |app| but the majority of virus is free.
    the |linux| it is more sure than Windows.

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?


    LINUX is the Operating used which we have to be used as placed of the window and its very comfortable to do the work with LINUX.

    LINUX is free from download from the net.

    Core of the LINUX operating system is free which can be updated constantly with new features and support the new hardware.

    LINUX allow to secure multi-user work stations. and no virus will be allow its a secure feeling

    Thousands of applets, application, software etc to customized the look feel and overall performance .

    You don't need to buy the software ( M.s office)

    You have free from virus . do't need to update the antivirus.

    You don't need to restart the your computer all the times..

    Play hundred of game free.

    Your PC's does not slower day by day................................

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Hello Friend,

    Uses of Linux:
    -->Security
    -->updatability
    -->support
    -->cost
    -->self improvement
    -->software support
    -->Hardware support
    Linux is an operating system and it is very comfortable to do the work..it provides full access to the source code.. windows provides no access to the source code..
    License freedom and windows is Lincensing restriction..Linux is multi layer run level and windows is single layer multi level...

    Thank u..

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    HI,

    Linux is the world's largest technical support, software and hardware companies use Linux
    on a daily basis for a variety of tasks and solutions.

    The uses of linix are as follows --

    1)Virtualization

    2)Database Servers

    3)Application Servers

    4)Web Servers

    5)Monitoring Services

    6)Development Platform

    7)Log Servers

    8)Jump Boxes.
    And many more......

    The difference between Linux and Windows are as follows -

    1)Windows doesn’t have a proper command line.

    2)No central updating system

    3)Each application looks completely different

    4)Files have to have an name extension to work

    5) No way to save the system when crashes occur

    So thats all about linux and windows ..
    Hope you got it....

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    HELLO GUEST

    Linux is simply a computer operating system, so its uses are as diverse as any other.
    Linux is very similar to other operating systems, such as Windows and OS X.
    It is popular in certain areas, though its uses are as follows.

    Uses of Linux

    Web Serving:
    Nearly 60% of all websites on the Internet are run using an Open Source program named "Apache." Most often, it's run on Linux.

    Networking:
    Linux is based on Unix, an operating system, especially to run the Internet. Linux is used both to run parts of the Internet, as well as to run small and large networks in coporations, offices and homes.

    Databases:
    Since Linux is stable, secure and robust, it's perfect for storing huge databases of information.

    Desktops:
    People like us use Linux on our home and work computers, because of its stability and flexibility.

    Scientific Computing:
    Many dozens of Linux systems can be clustered together to work on a single task (like weather forecasting, physics simulations, computer graphics rendering, etc.)

    Home Computing:
    And, of course, people like us, and people like you, can and do use Linux on a daily basis at home and in the office!

    A part from that, Cost, Self-improvement, Support, Up-datability and security, these kinds of options also comes with Linux.

    DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LINUX AND WINDOWS

    · Linux is freely available for desktop or home use but Windows is expensive.

    · For server use, Linux is cheap compared to Windows but Microsoft allows a single copy of Windows to be used
    on one computer. You can run Linux on any number of computers.

    · Linux has a reputation for fewer bugs than Windows.

    · Windows must boot from a primary partition. Linux can boot from either a primary partition or a logical partition
    inside an extended partition.

    · Windows must boot from the first hard disk. Linux can boot from any hard disk in the computer.


    Thanks Dear,
    have a great time ahead.
    Regards Libin

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    Re: Whata are the uses of Linux and how it is different from Windows?

    Hello,

    Uses of LINUX :

    1.It is used for Web serving as Most of them opens with LINUX.

    2.Used for Database as it is secure,stable and robust.

    3.It is used in Desktops at home because of its stability and flexibility.

    4.Used for home computing.

    5.Used for networking

    Major differences between LINUX and Windows are :

    1. LINUX have full access to the code but Windows doesnot have any access.

    2.LINUX is not affected by virus easily but windows can get affected .

    3.LINUX is an open source program,users can add or change the code but you cannot change anything in windows.

    Thank you

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