Windows vs. Linux
Windows and Linux Definitions
What is Windows?
Windows is the first operating system of personal computers having graphical user interface, which was initially released by Microsoft in 20 November 1985. It is available in 137 international languages, which is itself is written in C, C++ and Assembly languages. This operating system is available for both professional and personal computer. You can use it to many brands like HP, Dell, IBM, Sony and Toshiba. Moreover, Windows operating system is also for many mobile companies like HTC, Nokia and Samsung.
What is Linux?
Linux is an free open source operating system for computers, laptops and mobiles, which is available since 1991. Initially it was introduced for Intel X-86 PCs. This operating system is very popular in mainframe and supercomputers. In latest report of November 2014, 97% of top 500 super computers of world are using different version of Linux. Personal computers, mobile devices, servers and super computers are its main markets.