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Windows vs Linux

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LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY

TERM PAPER

TOPIC: - WINDOWS VERSUS LINUX

SUBMITTED TO: - SUBMITTED BY:-

Mr. Raj SinghSatnam Singh

RD1901A21

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Acknowledgement

I am very thankful to god who gave me this position to do this type of project. I am thankful to my respected Sir Mr. RAJ SINGH who guided me to do as well as I can do in this term paper. My topic is “WINDOWS VS LINUX” and it is very interesting topic for me. With the help of Mr. RAJ SINGH, I had gained a lot of knowledge from this topic. Beside this my friends also helped me a lot in this topic.

CONTENTS

• INTRODUCTION:-

• COST

• INSTALLATION

• APPLICATION SOFTWARE

• HARDWARE

• USER INTERFACE

• SECURITY/STABILITY

• TROUBLESHOOTING

• SOURCE CODE

• REPUTATION

• FILE STRUCTURE

• NO REGISTRY

• PACKAGE MANAGER

• INTERCHANGEABLE Interfaces

• COMMAND TERMINAL

• DO-IT-YOURSELF ATTITUDE

• REFERENCES

INTRODUCTION:-

This report is a critical comparison of the computer operating systems (OS), Windows and Linux. It is written for an average audience that uses a computer almost every day and is now curious to know which operating system is better. The audience is assumed to have sufficient knowledge to understand the various aspects of an OS, but is not aware of the specific details of each OS. This report analyzes the different features of both operating systems in order to arrive at a conclusion on which OS is better for daily use. Both systems are evaluated on a wide range of criteria such as cost, installation process, software applications, hardware, user interface, security/stability, troubleshooting, and the implementation of the OS itself. These will help decide...