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Operating System which os is better?linux or windows

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Hi.

I prefer LINUX.

Thanks.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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Depends, Windows can be better for combatibility with your favorite programs, but then again you can sometimes use a program called WINE to run windows programs. I mostly use Linux Mint

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Hello, I am Linuxuser 398458 on the Linuxcounter dot org site.
Been using Linux for about 7 years now. I have used several different distributions, but seem to always come back to Mandriva.
I figure if websites want me to see their advertisers wares, they had better cater to Linux users. Sites that use video applications and such that are intended to be Windoze-only, or have licensing issues with open-source are missing the boat. Thank you for asking.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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Windows is better

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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I downloaded a Linux program from the Internet to my download directory. How can I install it?


It depends on situation.
What is your operating system?

Windows:
No easy way exists to run Linux program in windows. Use VirtualBox or VMware virtual environment, download Linux OS, install virtual Linux machine and then install your downloaded program in Linux.
VirtualBox free download (virtual environment):
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Ubuntu Linux OS free download (virtual machine):
http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop

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Your downloaded program
Linux operating system - installed as virtual machine
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Linux:
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RPM package installation (Centos, RedHat, OpenSuse...)
rpm -ivh program_name.rpm

Debian package installation (Ubuntu, Debian...)
sudo dpkg -i program_name.deb
or
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General compressed file / installator
File extesion examples:
package_name.tgz
package_name.tar.gz:

Unpacking
tar -xvzf program_name.tgz

Installation of executable file :
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What are the two types of operating system


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What is the procces of operating system instal


there are a lot of ways:
1. Install through USB Device.
2. Install through a DVD.
It would also depend on the type of Operating System: Linux or Windows.
It is relatively easy to install Windows OS than Linux though it is easy to install Linux is easier when installed inside windows.
For windows installation:
1.Insert windows DVD or USB and boot through the device inserted.
2.After the language selection, you will be directed to select the partition in which the windows will be installed.
3. Select the partition and click install.
4. the software will be installed over time.
for Linux installation:
it will depend on the type of linux. it is best to refer the particular linux's free documentation to better understand the installation process

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I dnt like


hi! nothing to worry! feel boring to work with older operating system(windows,mac)! here are the simple tips to enjoy with new opearting system! other than windows several linux (open source-free) operating softwares are available! such website are available in several linux websites u can boot such os with ur thumb drive(flash drive, pendrive,memory card of ur phone)!
u can browse such linux operating systems in www.softpedia.com,www.pendrivelinux.com...! www.ubuntu.com,etc.
in these second website www.pendrivelinux offers usb installer which guides u to install such os in pendrive irrespective of ur harddisk! or else u can download and write in cd and use as operating cd!
some of famous os are in linux are
fedora,mint,suse,ubuntu.kubuntu,edubuntu,puppylinux,lucid linux etc! thats it enjoy!
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When I start the laptop (HP HDX 16) I get this messege: Boot device not found Error codes Hard Disk-(3F0) pleas install an operating system on your hard disk. F2 system diagnostic. but it does not install...


The Windows edition listed in BIOS (Vista) is referring to the operating system that came with the computer. BIOS's System Diagnostics will always say the OS is Vista, because that is the original OS that HP put on the system. BIOS itself, however, cannot detect an operating system on the new Hard Drive because there is no operating system. In order to get an operating system, you have a couple options:

Depending on the terms and length of your warranty, you may be able to get HP to reinstall the operating system back onto the new Hard Drive. The amount you would pay depends on the warranty. Many warranties, however, become void when you change physical components in the computer (especially with laptops). If this is the case, you will have to try the next option.
You can buy a retail copy of Windows either online or from an electronics store. The price will depend on what edition you purchase, but it will probably cost you at least $100 US.
You can install a Linux operating system on your Hard Drive. If you've never heard of Linux, it is an operating system based on much of the same code as Mac operating systems, but has a more "Windows-like" feel to it. Linux operating systems are NOT the same as windows, and some programs that work in Windows will not work in Linux; you would need to find the Linux counterpart for these programs. One of the best things about Linux operating systems are that they are absolutely free to download, install and use. A very popular and stable Linux operating system is Ubuntu, which can be found at: http://www.ubuntu.com/

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WHAT IS LINUX?


Its all things good ;) the definition for it is: open-source version of the UNIX operating system.

So another words its free OS
But personally I like ubuntu way better thin fedora.

best of luck

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Boot Loder Problem when working with two operating System


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Wanted better operating system then linux suse on my msi u90!!


Yes you can change to any operating systems at any time. You can change to linux's earlier versions or later versions, or you can change to windows wp/vista/me/98/95. When you buy a computer it comes with an operating system, However you can change it to whichever operating system you want. all you will need to do is purchase whatever operating system you want, it will come with installation disks, pop one in restart your computer and it will walk you threw installing it. ( I have done this with XP & Vista, I am assuming Linux is the same.)

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What is the difference between unix and linux


UNIX is a operating system which has only command user interface, and if the unix is installed in the system you cant install any other operating system after that ... one separate system must be allocated for the unix ...

LINUX is the graphical user interface and it supports multiple operating system ..

UNIX and LINUX are almost same, almost all commands which supports in UNIX supports in LINUX too .. with some extended features just like GUI(GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE),SECURITY,MULTI USER,MULTI TASKING,etc

COMMAND USER INTERFACE - the input is made to the computer by using commands and the output is obtained by command or by printer ...

GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE- the input is provided to the computer through the other input devices like mouse,joystick etc
the input is provided either by command or by the just clicking the mouse on the particular icon ...

example for graphical user interface is windows,Macintosh etc ...


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