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WINDOWS VS LINUX: WHICH ONE IS FASTER AND BEST



Let us get this clear from the start! This is NOT your run of the mill Linux vs. Windows “which is better then the other” comparison. Think of this as an aggregation of thoughts from user’s with varying years of expeirence, all bundled into one clean, up to date package.


Windows vs Linux: Installation





A common feature of Linux OS’ is the ability to ‘live’ boot them – that is, booting from a DVD or USB image without having to actually install the OS on your machine. 
This can then be installed from within the live-booted OS, or simply run live for as long as you need. However, while more polished distros such as Ubuntu are a doddle to set up, some of the less user-friendly examples require a great deal more technical know-how to get up and running.
Windows installations, by contrast, while more lengthy and time consuming, are a lot simpler, requiring a minimum of user input compared to many distros.

Windows vs Linux: Software and compatibility



The vast majority of programs are written predominantly for Windows. While there are many that also have Linux-compatible versions, the sad fact is that a lot of popular Windows software simply isn’t available on Linux.
Another key difference from Windows is the method of installation. Rather than downloading a nice, neat .exe file, most Linux programs install from within your distro’s software repositories.
Some software, of course, will not be in your distro’s repository, and will need to be downloaded from the source. This is usually for non-open source variants of proprietary software such as Skype or Steam.

The big advantage that Windows has over Linux in the software stakes is that virtually every program is designed from the ground-up with Windows support in mind. Compatibility worries, in general, do not affect Windows users. 

Windows vs Linux: Support



Microsoft is much better at collating its resources. Though it doesn’t have quite the amount of raw information that’s available regarding Linux, it’s made sure that the help documents it does have are relatively clear and easy to access.

Windows vs Linux: Security



Security is a cornerstone of the Linux OS, and one of the principal reasons for its popularity among the IT community. This reputation is well deserved, and stems from a number of contributing factors.

There’s also the fact that open source code such as Linux software is generally thought to be more secure and better maintained, due to the amount of people scanning it for flaws. Similar to the ‘infinite monkeys’ principal, ‘Linus’ Law’ (named after Torvalds), states that “given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow”.

This isn’t to say that Linux machines are totally immune from being targeted, of course, but statistically, you’re probably safer than with Windows, provided you stick to best practice

Windows vs Linux: Layout, Design and User Interface



It comes down to personal taste. We should mention, though, that many Linux variants will require an adjustment period for those familiar with Windows or OSX. They’re also just that little bit less polished when compared with the big boys.

Windows vs Linux: Performance



Microsoft’s ubiquitous OS can be called many things, but ‘lightweight and speedy’ is not one of them. Windows has an unfortunate tendency towards bloating and sluggishness, and can very quickly feel outdated if not properly maintained.
Linux is much quicker, on the whole. The OS itself is less demanding, and many distros sacrifice any visual bells and whistles to ensure that performance is the absolute best it can be. Opting for one of these builds can be an excellent way to bring an ailing older laptop back up to its former speed.
Coming to last in my opinion linux is best as i personally use UBUNTU linux and it's the best . Please make your comments & your suggestions below.