Linux vs Windows – Which is Best for you in 2021

Linux vs windows which is best for you
What’s the Difference between Linux and Windows

Linux vs Windows – If you looking for a Difference between Linux and Windows then this is the right place to find out Which is the best Operating System for you.

If you are a computer user then you must have heard the name of the Windows operating system. I believe that you must have also used Windows,

Then you have also heard the name of Linux and you want to know what it is, how to use it. And what is the difference between Windows and Linux, and which operating system is better?

So Let’s Get Started !!


Differences between Linux and Windows

For the difference between Linux and Windows, I have given some easy points, by reading which you will understand the difference between Linux and Windows.

LinuxWindows
Linux is Open Source and is free to use.Windows is Open Source but not free to use
Linux uses a monolithic kernel.Windows uses a microkernel.
Linux is a highly secure operating systemWindows provides less security as compared to Linux.
For every user /home/username directory is created which is called his home directory.My Documents is the default home directory.
There are no drives in LinuxWindows has different drives like C: D: E

Linux vs Windows Users

Just as Linux and Windows are different operating systems, they also have different users, when Linux and Windows are differentiated, their users also have their own users.

LinuxWindows
There are 3 types of users in Linux.There are 4 types of users in Windows.
Administrative (root)Administrator
RegularStandard
ServiceChild
Guest

Linux vs Windows for Beginners

Linux  or Windows for Beginners
Linux or Windows for Beginners

Windows – When anyone asks me that which of these operating systems is for beginners, I always recommend Windows, because if you are new to the computer field or are currently learning, then use Windows only. Linux is not for you.

Linux – But if you are an expert in the field of computers and want to learn something new, then I will recommend you Linux, because the one who has the right knowledge to run Windows, only he can learn to use Linux.


Linux vs Windows System Requirement

Windows Minimum System Requirements —

  • 1 GHz dual-core processor.
  • 2 GB Ram (System Memory)
  • 20 GB of hard-drive space
  • VGA is capable of 1024×768 screen resolution.
  • Internet access is helpful.

Ubuntu Minimum System Requirements —

  • 2 GHz dual-core processor.
  • 4 GB Ram (System Memory)
  • 25 GB of hard-drive space
  • VGA is capable of 1024×768 screen resolution.
  • Internet access is helpful.

Linux vs Windows for Hacking

Linux  or Windows for hacking
Linux or Windows for hacking

Windows – If you use Windows, then Windows is only for beginners, you can only do the legal activity, if you think you will learn or do hacking from Windows, then nothing happens in Windows.

Linux – But on Linux, you can also learn hacking and you can crack it, but for this, you should already run Windows Complete, then you will have to learn to run Linux because it is very advanced with Windows.


Linux vs Windows for Students

Linux  or Windows for students
Linux or Windows for students

Windows – If you are a student and want to learn how to run games, software, movies, and programs on the computer or if you are just interested in doing it then you should use Windows because its GUI will be very much like you for watching gaming or movies.

Linux – But if you are a student and have an interest in hacking, then you should use Linux because in Windows you cannot learn anything like this, whereas Linux is designed for these purposes.


Linux vs Windows Which is Better

Windows – Which operating system is good for Linux and Windows? It depends on you whether you have to do normal office work study work or gaming, because if you want an operating system for this purpose, then Windows is the best for you.

Linux – In such a situation, you cannot use Linux because Linux is not designed for these tasks, but if you want to work on penetration testing, bug bounty and ethical hacking, then you can use Linux.


Linux vs Windows Boot-Time

Windows – If you are about to install Windows on your computer, then it will take you at least 10 to 15 minutes and it is also very easy to install it.

Linux – If you are about to install Linux on your computer, then it will take at least 30 to 50 minutes for this to work, it is not easy to install it, you will definitely get some problems while installing it.


Linux vs Windows GUI

Windows – If you use Windows and you like the GUI(Graphic User Interface) of Windows then you will not enjoy using Linux, because in Windows you get a beautiful GUI for everything.

Linux – While in Linux you will find the GUI very difficult, in Linux almost all the work is done by the command line.


Linux vs Windows Gaming

Linux  or Windows for gaming
Linux or Windows for gaming

Windows for Gaming – If you like gaming and you want to know the best operating system for gaming, then let me tell you that you can use both these operating systems for gaming.

Linux for Gaming – But if you want to advance and easy the features of your game, then you should use Windows only, because, in Linux, you may have to use the command line only to play the game.


Linux vs Windows Performance

I will tell you the performance of Windows and Linux from my experience, because I have used these two quite deeply.

Windows – According to my, when you install and use new windows, it gives good speed but after some time, the problem of hang in Windows is very much heard.

Linux – But this problem is not available in Linux because Linux is a much faster operating system than Windows. Even Linux does not have a refresh button.

Note: But the performance of these operating systems also depends on your computer, if you use a light computer, then there will be a problem of hanging in your computer.


Linux vs Windows Laptop

Linux vs Windows for laptop – You may have read the above-mentioned system requirement of Linux and Windows, in which it is clearly written that Windows demands much less system requirement than Linux.

So if you install both Linux or Windows on your two Different laptops, then you will find that Windows is much lighter than Linux.


Linux vs Windows Reddit

Linux  or Windows for raddit
Linux or Windows for raddit

According to Reddit, Windows is the best for those who want to do office work and Study, but Linux operating system is more good for those who want to learn Penetration Testing, bug bounty on their computer.


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Thank You !!

Pawan Chauhan

Hello, My Name is Pawan Chauhan and I'm a Web Developer and Software Trainer. I know both web development and Android app development very well, along with this, I also get a lot of programming languages like – HTML / CSS, XML, C/C++, Python, Arduino, java, javascript, PHP, etc…

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