Linux is an open source operating system.
Linux is very stable, fast and robust in operations.
Huge group of “free software proponents” (open source)
Dell now offers desktops with Linux
Over 80% of internet servers worldwide use Linux as os
Alternate to Windows and MAC OS’s
Playstations, Hardware controlled devices etc. run on Linux
Rs. 000 Rs. 22050
Linux desktop Windows Vista Ultimate
Rs. 000 Rs. 28812
Linux Server Windows Server 2003
Rs. 000 Rs. 19200
Open Office Microsoft Office 2007
Rs. 000 Rs. 168000
MS SQL MS SQL Ent. Edition 2000
Total Rs. 238062
No run time license or any other
license is required
Regular maintenance cost 100%
Regular maintenance cost of 1-3%
Windows allows programs to store user
Linux stores all user data in the home
information (files and settings) anywhere.
directory making it much easier to migrate
This makes it impossibly hard to backup user
from an old computer to a new one. If home
data files and settings and to switch to a new
directories are segregated in their own
partition, you can even upgrade from one
version of Linux to another without having to
migrate user data and settings.
Windows must boot from a primary partition.
Linux can boot from either a primary
partition or a logical partition inside an
Windows must boot from the first hard disk.
Linux can boot from your CD rom or pen
drive with office & other pre installed
application in it.
Windows tend to crash any time.
Carry your operating system on the move.
Processor: 1.5 GHZ, Pentium
Processor: 200 MZ, 486 AT
RAM: 512 MB
RAM: 128 MB
Hard Disk: 80 GB
Hard Disk: 260 MB
In Windows OS the virus can:
• Delete our data at its own
• Crept operating system suddenly
• Crash HDD and mother board
• Slow our computer & network speed
No man hour loss any more as virus can Cost of man hour loss due to virus
not enter in your Linux based computer infection and system failure.