Linux & Windows: What’s the difference?

Linux and Windows are both operating systems, however it is important to note their difference. This blog tells you the distinction between the two.

  Windows Linux
User User accounts for windows are as follows – Administrator,
Standard, Child, and Guest
While User accounts for Linux are as follows – Regular, Administrative/Root and Service Users
Kernel Uses micro-kernel which takes less space but lowers system running efficiency Uses monolithic kernel which consumes more running
File Systems Files are stored in directories/folders on
different data drives
Everything is treated like a file
Security Often faces security and stability issues since it
is an extensively used OS
Based on a multi-user architecture making it more
Compatibility Compatible in almost any software Struggling with some software
Privacy Windows can watch what users do On the other hand, Linux system means the system is yours alone


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