Linux vs Windows Paper
Microsoft Windows has been around since 1983 and it's present incarnation, Microsoft Windows 2000, owes its roots to Windows 3.x, Windows 9x, and Windows NT. LINUX has been around since 1991, for all of its newness, is the latest incarnation of the UNIX operating system which first came into existence in 1969.
Let's start by comparing the minimum hardware requirements specified by each vendor for both LINUX, using the …show more content…
What other differences exist between the two platforms to help you decide? Philosophical differences in file processing and programming between LINUX and Microsoft Windows are pronounced and go to the heart of the differences between the operating systems themselves. The differences between the systems highlight the differences in the goals of the operating systems and their intended audiences and functions in both the home environment and corporate world. LINUX systems see those functions as being the responsibility of the sub component process and not necessarily a unified