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Myth - Linux is an equivalent to Windows

September 2015


Linux is an equivalent to Windows



Myth


Linux is an equivalent to Windows.

Reality


FALSE

Explanations


If we can do almost the same things with Linux and Windows, these operating systems are fundamentally different in their design and the way you use them, and it is misleading to think find an equivalent to Windows from Linux.
Users switching to Linux in the hope of finding the same features in Windows will have a big surprise.
It is important to understand that things will be different but changing your habits will allow you to perform the same tasks on both OS..

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