What are the biggest differences between Linux and Windows?

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Christopher Nerney
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Whether there are any deal-breakers probably is subjective, but for the easily frustrated among us, Linux initially may be challenging (mostly because it's just different). But everything I've read indicates that if you persevere with Linux, you'll be quite happy with it.

 

Here are some insights from a blog called TechSource:

 

"Yeah, there’s no Photoshop, no iTunes, no high-end games and no AutoCAD. Many users often don’t want to switch to Linux due to the lack of apps they mostly depend on. However, the problem is not something that cannot be solved, or at least circumvented. New users can try out Wine, a free software that lets you run Windows-based applications natively on Linux. Most applications like Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, and even World of Warcraft run perfectly on Wine as if they’re running on Windows."

 

 

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