Hemanta Sharma - Linux.com.np
- Many people I have
met have a wrong conception about
Linux that it's hard to learn and
use it in a daily basis like Windows.
Initially, Linux was difficult,
it didn't have any Graphical User
Interface, but now Linux is so developed
that in the Western countries, people
have started using Linux as their
daily use, just like Windows.
- Another issue that
I found in non-Linux users is the
compatibility of Hardwares found
in the market. Linux today, supports
most of the hardwares, and has the
capability of Plug & Play like
that of Windows.
- The another most
pointed out difference is that Linux
is virus free.
- The best part of
Linux is it's free and the source
code are accessible by anyone. This
means that a programmer can program
the whole Operating system by the
way he want it.
- Linux is not resource
hungry, meaning, to operate it doesn't
need latest hardwares and need only
a very few upgrades to work.
With all these good sides of Linux
I guess any non-Linux users will
think once that they should learn
and know Linux better. That is what
NLUG is for.
Khanal - Linuxnepal.com.np
- Linux is Free.
- Linux is Open Source.
- The support and
help are anytime available through
the internet using various Linux
community based forums and mailing
lists. The documents, FAQ and manual
pages for the programs can be downloaded
free through the internet.
- The security is
very tight. It has many features
that protect your system from intruders.
- Linux is the most
customizable OS as it is highly
configurable. You can make it work
exactly the way you want and can
optimize it for your very own hardware
to make your OS faster.
- The Linux system
is very much stable. One of Linux's
greatest strengths is its tendency
to run for long periods of time
without needing a reboot. If you
compare it to windows, the Linux
system rarely hangs (freezes up).
- Since most of the
viruses are targeted to the windows
based application, the risk of getting
infected with the virus is minimum
- You can fulfill
various networking related task
that you cannot implement with windows.
from Interview with Kundan Khanal