Windows Vs Linux

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  • Ask audience background, experience & aims
  • Windows Vs Linux

    1. 2. What is Linux? <ul><li>Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds developed under the GNU General Public License and the source code of which is freely available to every one. </li></ul>
    2. 3. History <ul><li>GNU Project started in 1984 to create “free” UNIX clone. </li></ul><ul><li>LINUX kernel created by Finnish college student, Linus Torvalds in 1991. </li></ul>LINUS TORVALDS
    3. 4. Free, Libre, Open Source Software (FLOSS) <ul><li>What can you do? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom to examine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom to redistribute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom to modify </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What can't you do? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deny these freedoms to anyone else </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Why use Linux? <ul><li>Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Price </li></ul>
    5. 6. The Unix 'onion' Linux kernel + GNU applications = complete, free, UNIX-like OS
    6. 7. The KDE Desktop
    7. 10. Desktop applications <ul><li>Word processing (OpenOffice, Koffice) </li></ul><ul><li>Programming (C, C++, Perl, Python, Java, PHP) </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics (GIMP) </li></ul><ul><li>Web browsers (Mozilla, Konquerer) </li></ul><ul><li>Email (Evolution, Mozilla, KMail) </li></ul><ul><li>Audio (amarok) </li></ul><ul><li>Games (MAME) </li></ul>
    8. 19. Linux Distributions ( Flavours ) <ul><li>RedHat/Fedora </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Market leader. Licensing changes mean this is a less obvious choice than before. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SuSE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Well-equiped. Recently acquired by Novell. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mandrake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendly, slick. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Debian </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-commercial, community-maintained. Tricky but powerful </li></ul></ul>
    9. 20. The command line
    10. 21. Linux VS Windows
    11. 22. Flavors WINDOWS Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows Me Windows XP Windows 2000 Windows 2003 LINUX Suse Fedora Redhat Debian Ubuntu Knoppix Slackware Lycoris Linspire (Lindows)
    12. 23. Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    13. 24. Text Mode Interface The DOS Prompt The BASH Shell
    14. 25. Clustering
    15. 26. For the Enterprise…
    16. 27. CO$T
    17. 28. End the monopoly…
    18. 30. Presented by : Akhil Babel <akhil.babel@gmail.com> & Anoop Chawla <chawla.anoop@gmail.com> & Ritika Gupta

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