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Linux Against Microsoft Windows

Linux is a free operating system that was developed on the internet.It was formed by Linus Torvalds first,then he put its source code to his web page.After that,the internet hackers and the programmers developed it.It is a Unix-like operating system because it is the main reason to develop the Linux.By the time,it becomes a big organization and now it is a powerful, advanced operating system.It has an important feature that is not available for other operating systems.You can run Linux with other operating systems like MacOS, DOS,Windows 95, Windows NT, Novell, OS/2 on the same machine.It is an advantage of linux that a user can easily compare Linux with other operating systems.

Unlike Windows, Linux is a capable of runnig on large variety of computer systems.One of them is Intel Based PCs.Most of the home users prefer Intel Based PCs.So they can run Linux on their computers(Windows can only run on Intel Based PCs).Digital Alpha systems are used by the huge companies.Linux has the capability of running on the Digital Alpha systems so it can reach the advanced users.Other computer system is Macintosh Power PC that is used by graphical designers,press companies and advertising companies, can be run with Linux. The others are Sun Sparc&Sun Ultra, Amiga, 3Com Palm Pilot which are rarely used. This capability of Linux provides a large user number and user kind that makes Linux more popular.(

Linux has a powerful security system.It is almost impossible to write a virus for Linux because it must be 30-40 Mbytes.Also it has firewall system to protect the network from the hackers.If we think that there are a lot viruses for windows that can harm all of your system, we can understand how Linux is secure.Linux is a stable operating system that never fails like Windows.When Bill Gates presented the Windows 98, an error message appeared on the screen that says you must shutdown your computer. In Linux, there are not error messages like that. You can kill a process that is not replying with kill command.Linux has true multitasking property.It is true because it is not like Windows. You can run up to twelve process in the same time with no performance loss.Miicrosoft claims that Windows has the capability of multitasking but you can not run two process on the same time. Linux has virtual memory.It means that you can use your harddisk as memory. You make a swap partition on your harddisk and Linux use it like a memory.If you have 16Mb of ram and 64Mb of swap place, that is a memory of 80Mb for Linux. So you can run Linux only 8Mb of ram and 16Mb of swap place.Windows requires at least 16Mb of ram(32Mb is recommended).Linux can be used by users that have limited systems.Multi-user capabilities of Linux provides to share one computer's resources by hundreds of people over a network, the internet or on computers and terminals connected the serial port of those computers. By this you can connect your computer or laptop to another computer and you can use it.Multi-user capability of windows is limited. You can only transfer files from other computer.Linux has all the features that you can expect from an operating system.(Windows Inside&Out, Slackware Linux Unleashed 3rd Edition)

Internet features of Linux make it more popular. Linux was developed on the irternet so it has a wide support for internet tools and protocols. A free e-mail software called pine comes with Linux.It was developed at University of Washington and it has all features of a mail program. There is also a free software called telnet. With telnet you can connect a computer with its IP number through internet. The famous web browser Netscape comes with Linux free.You can surf on the internet with Netscape.It has all properties of Netscape that is used on Windows and it is easy to surf on the internet as Windows. There is also a browser called Archie comes with Linux free too. Linux has support for FTP(File Transfer Protocole). You can use it by typing ftp on the command prompt. Also there is a free software called NcFTP provides a graphical interface that comes with Linux free.FTP is the most common protocole that is used to get files from internet. The talk protocole is also supported by Linux.You can communicate with talk portocole on a network or internet. It is very useful in some situations.In the Math. Engg. days of ITU, talk protocole is used to communicate with server room so you can say your problems to there and they tell you the solutions at the same time.IRC(Internet Relay Chat),one of the most popular protocole on the internet, is supported by Linux. You can download famous irc softwares Mirc,Pirch and ICQ from internet. It is more secure to chat on Linux than Windows. You can not banned or nuked on Linux because there is a firewall in Linux and the viruses like trojan, that can harm your Windows system are not effective on Linux. These are the features for the users.There are also features for administrators. It is supported that a Linux system can be used as a WEB,FTP,DNS(Domain Name Service) servers. Web servers are the main parts of the internet. The sites on the internet was saved on this servers ...

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