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Windows is so many times better than Linux.


Is that why Linux is preferred over Windows for supercomputers?
Or for large HA clusters?
Or small clusters?
Or servers?
Or high-resource workstations?
Or tablets?
Or phones?
Or credit-card terminals?
Or car on-board computers?
Or car infotainment systems?
Or industrial control systems?
Or IoT devices?

For the desktop, Windows is ubiquituous. Outside of that single, narrow space Linux has been chosen time and time again by industry over Windows offerings.

Now, I've written software for Supercomputing clusters, for HA clusters, for phones, credit-card terminals, Industrial systems, IoT devices, factories, and even munitions control systems, and all of those systems run Linux, not Windows.

On the desktop, the OS is allowed to be unreliable so Windows is great! When the software is controlling explosives, any failure mode is unacceptable and so Windows is very rarely seen.

Now I'm glad that Windows works for you, and you seem to quite like it, but in pure numbers alone the number of Windows installations is a fraction of the number of Linux systems out there. Android (running on Linux, natch) alone has roughly twice as many users as MS Windows globally.

Once Windows hits the numbers that Linux has, then we can actually compare them - now there is no point because Windows usage is so tiny compared to Linux usage.
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