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#realJSOP22-Jan-19 4:11
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"Better" is a subjective term.

0) Windows costs more than Linux.

1) Both have the same hardware requirements given a similar list of desired functionality

2) One of the biggest "claims to fame" is that Linux will run on really old and minimal hardware. That's true, but see item 1.

3) If all you ant is commandline, Linux is a cheaper, lighter and faster alternative (compared to Windows Server 2016). In both instances, you can choose to go GUI.

4) Both Linux and Windows are going to deprecate 32-bit support in the near future, so taht kinda blows the "really old hardware" benefit out of the water.

5) Windows is "better" because you're used to it.

6) Linux is "better" because it's free as well as infinitely configurable, and most software a home user would need is also free.

7) I'm boycotting item 7, because it's part of "Win7".

8) Windows is "better" because most apps look the same in terms of control placement and menu content. Linux really sucks in this regard, howeer, most apps available on Linux that are also available on Windows look very similar (FireFox, and Thunderbird for instance).

9) As a windows developer, I understand the reasons for sticking with Windows, but I'm nearing retirement age, and don't see the value anymore. I'll run my Win7 instance in a VM, and only use it when I'm developing for Windows at home. The rest of the time, I'll be using my boot OS - Linux.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010
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You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010
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When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013

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