Distributions of Linux and its Comprehensive Comparison with Windows
Vasishath Kaushal, Tanvir singh, Amit Kumar
Journal Title:International Journal on Computer Science and Technology
Today’s Operating Systems (OS) are much more advanced in terms
of usability, ease of use, hardware compatibility and performance.
The major player in the desktop OS market is Microsoft Windows.
While Microsoft claims that windows is the fastest operating
system, but the open source communities like those of Linux have
demonstrated using proofs that Linux is much faster than windows
in various aspects. Also, with the advent of viruses, security issues
were raised in front of windows which drew people’s attention
towards Linux. The recent advancements in Linux have made it
much more user friendly and compatible with most of the hardware
platforms. This paper basically explains the distributions of Linux
and performance differences of windows and Linux in similar