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Linux benefit

Jul 18, 2016 11:34PM PDT

What is benefit of Linux?

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Re: benefit
Jul 19, 2016 12:17AM PDT

The same as the benefit of Windows: it lets you use a PC.

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Agreed.
Jul 19, 2016 8:07AM PDT

OSes on PCs let us use them.

You may encounter some that carry a torch for an OS. They are either new or not open to an open system.

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Security
Jul 23, 2016 11:00AM PDT

Microsoft data gathering and Big Brother aren't built into it. You can also run it in encrypted mode so if someone takes the drive and mounts as slave to another computer, they can't get any private information from it. It's fast, always, never needs to be defragged like windows. It's file system is unreadable by windows computers unless they add a program that can access it. It can be run from a USB flash drive, an SD media card, and kept on a keychain if you wish. You can install to a second partition on a flash card or USB flash device and windows computers won't even see the partition except in drive manager and then it can't access it except to format it to a file system windows can use, and explorer can't access it. Windows will only access the first partition on flash devices, since they are removable devices, unless they've changed that in windows 10.

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Linux Benefit
Jul 28, 2016 9:26PM PDT

Linux offers the following benefits -
1. Linux offers high security in comparison to other platforms.
2. Having open-source distributions, Linux is developed and updated by it's continuously expanding community of programmers that support it.
3. Though being dynamic, it is complete in terms of the interface and functionality.
4. System transparency ( if you're willing to learn, you can learn quite a bit about the system very easily)
5. The ability to know exactly what your system is doing at all times.

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It's free!
Aug 8, 2016 4:47AM PDT

You always can install it and use it for free.
You're on your own but it's still free and you can do that Happy
By the way, do you email or call for Windows support much? I can say that I didn't do that for years so luck of the support is not an issue while you can ask help on forums.

Take a look here for few ideas what can you do with your own Linux server for example.

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