Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Linux vs Windows | Edureka


Published on

** Linux Admin Certification Training: **
This Edureka PPT on "Linux vs Windows" will help you understand the basic differences between both of these operating systems while giving you an idea about each of the Operating Systems. This also takes you through the features and limitations of both Linux & Windows.

Follow us to never miss an update in the future.

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Linux vs Windows | Edureka

  2. 2.
  3. 3. Linux is a Unix-like, open source and community-developed operating system for which is capable of handling activities from multiple users at the same time. What is LINUX? Open-Source Community Developed Multiple Users
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Windows is a licensed operating system in which is designed for the individuals with the perspective of having no computer programming knowledge and for business and other commercial users. What is Windows? Multiple Operating Environments PortableEasy to Use
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Windows 3.0 1987 The first version of Windows, known as Windows 1.0, was revealed in 1985 following the formation of Microsoft. It was based upon the MS-DOS core, at the time the most widely used Program Manager for running applications.
  8. 8. Windows 3.0 1987 Following that initial launch, new versions of Windows were quickly rolled out, including the first major update in 1987, quickly followed by Windows 3.0 in the same year.
  9. 9. Windows 95 1995 This journey of evolution happened quickly and in 1995, perhaps the most widely used version yet, Windows 95 was born. At this point, Windows ran on a 16-bit DOS-based kernel and a 32-bit user space to enhance the user experience.
  10. 10. Windows ME 2000 One major shift happened with the launch of Windows ME in 2000. That was the last MS-DOS version of Windows, allowing for an even faster evolution of services since.
  11. 11. Windows 10 Today So, windows OS comes with almost all company who made PC’s or laptops. Latest Windows OS version is Windows 10 which is currently ruling the market.
  12. 12. 1969 → Birth of ‘C’ and Unix OS 1970’s → Growth of Unix because of open-source collaboration → Commercial sale of Unix 1980s →Companies developing their own Unix:- IBM(AIX), Solaris(Sun OS), HP(HP-UX).... Mid-to-late 1980s → Birth of free software movement → GNU Project 1990s → Linus Torvalds put the Linux kernel source code online. →Resulted in usage of ‘Linux + GNU’
  13. 13.
  14. 14. LINUX WINDOWS There are 3 types of users in Linux. 1. Regular 2. Administrative(root) 3. Service There are 4 types of users in Windows. 1. Administrator 2. Standard 3. Child 4. Guest
  15. 15. LINUX WINDOWS Linux appeals to a user base that is proficient in coding, despite the high performance computing. Windows appeals to a way broader demographic due to ease of use and graphical user interface.
  16. 16. LINUX WINDOWS Linux uses Monolithic Kernel. Windows uses Microkernel.
  17. 17. LINUX WINDOWS In Linux, files are ordered in a tree structure starting with the root directory. In Microsoft Windows, files are stored in folders on different data drives like C: D: E:
  18. 18. LINUX WINDOWS Linux is very stable and more secure than Windows. Any new problem raised can be solved within few hours and the necessary patch can be ready at the same time. Windows user has faced security and stability issues. Since Windows is the most widely used OS, hackers, spammers target Windows frequently.
  19. 19. LINUX WINDOWS Linux is not as compatible as Windows with software and services available. Windows is compatible with most software and services available to the user.
  20. 20. LINUX WINDOWS Non-technical users can install Linux and do normal day-to-day activities like web browsing, email, playing music, etc. Users are used to the UI of Windows. This makes it good for power and non-power users.
  21. 21. LINUX WINDOWS Linux systems come with an option of built-in military grade encryption, and users can be sure that device theft poses no real problem to data. Windows can also watch what users do, offering syncing to the Microsoft OneDrive service or to learn user behaviour to improve upon Cortana.
  22. 22. LINUX WINDOWS Linux is Open Source. Users have access to the source code Windows is Proprietary. Only select personnel have access to the source code.
  23. 23. LINUX WINDOWS The GNU utilities and libraries which accompany it in most Linux Distros, are entirely free Microsoft Windows usually costs between $99.00 and $199.00 USD for each licensed copy.
  24. 24. LINUX WINDOWS As a Linux user, you will not have to worry about re-installing it just to experience a faster and a smoother system. Linux helps your system run smooth for a longer period Windows becomes sluggish by the day. You will have to adapt to a habit where you keep on rebooting the system for just about everything.
  25. 25. LINUX WINDOWS Within minutes of posting a thread on any of the Linux forums, you may expect a reply along with a solution at no cost! Windows has support which is easily accessible through any device, online forums/ websites. It has paid support as well.
  26. 26.
  27. 27.
  28. 28. WHICH OS IS FOR YOU? Multimedia Applications Free Software Gaming Open Source OS It basically depends on what you need.
  29. 29. WHICH OS IS FOR YOU? Multimedia Applications Free Software Gaming Open Source OS It basically depends on what you need.
  30. 30. WHICH OS IS FOR YOU? Multimedia Applications Free Software Gaming Open Source OS It basically depends on what you need.
  31. 31. WHICH OS IS FOR YOU? Multimedia Applications Free Software Gaming Open Source OS It basically depends on what you need.
  32. 32. WHICH OS IS FOR YOU? Multimedia Applications Free Software Gaming Open Source OS It basically depends on what you need.
  33. 33. Copyright © 2017, edureka and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  34. 34.