Difference B/W Linux & Windows


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Difference B/W Linux & Windows
Linux OS
It is an operating system assembled under the model of open source software development and mostly used for server purpose. It supports a dozen of programming languages like C,C++,JAVA,PHP and many more.

Cost
Linux can be freely distributed, downloaded freely

What is Linux
Linux is Free Open Source software development and a Free Operating System

User
Home users to developers and computer

Manufacturer
The Linux kernel is developed by the community. Linus Torvalds, the original author of Linux

Usage
Linux can be installed on a wide variety of computer hardware, ranging from netbooks, mobile phones, tablet computers

Development & Distribution
Linux is developed by Open Source development i.e. through sharing and collaboration of code & Distributed Various vendors

GUI
Linux typically provides two GUIs, KDE and Gnome. But there are millions of alternatives such as LXDE, Xfce, Unity, Mate, twm, ect

File Formats
Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, Xfs, FAT, FAT32, NTFS

Text Mode Interface
BASH (Bourne Again SHell) is the Linux default shell. It can support multiple command interpreters

Examples
Ubuntu, Fedora, Red Hat, Debian, Archlinux, Android, etc

Developer
Linus Torvalds

License
GNU/Free

Default User Interface
Gnome or KDE (Depends on distro)

Preceded
Basic Terminal (CLI)

Source Model
Open Source

Update Method
Many Updated Method

Windows OS
Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft. It consists of several families of operating systems, each of which cater to a certain sector of the computing industry. Active Windows families include Windows NT, Windows Embedded and Windows Phone; these may encompass subfamilies, e.g. Windows Embedded Compact (Windows CE) or Windows Server. Defunct Windows families include Windows 9x and Windows Mobile

Cost
Windows can be expensive. A single copy can cost around $99 depending on the version of Windows

What is Windows
Windows is the family of operating systems (OS) from Microsoft

User
Everyone From home users to developers and computer

Manufacture
Microsoft created the Windows operating system, but allows other computer manufactures to distribute their own computers

Usage
On PC’s desktops, laptops & Server’s

Development & Distribution
Windows is developed and distributed solely by Microsoft.

GUI
The Windows GUI is an integral component of the OS and is not replaceable

File Formats
FAT, FAT32, NTFS

Text Mode Interface
Windows uses a command shell and each version of Windows has a single command interpreter

Examples
Windows 8, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP

Developer
Microsoft

License
Proprietary

Default User Interface
Graphical

Preceded
MS-DOS

Source Model
Closed / Shared source

Updated Method
Windows Update

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