Ubuntu vs Windows. What is the difference between Ubuntu and Windows? Today I examine how Ubuntu and Windows compare.

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Ubuntu vs Windows differ in these key areas:

  1. Cost. Ubuntu is free, Windows is not. Does this matter?
  2. Customization. How do Ubuntu vs Windows compare in terms of customizing the user experience
  3. Rebooting. Which OS has the best track record for needing to reboot after an update or change has been made?
  4. Security. Ubuntu vs Windows – which is more secure and why?
  5. Software. Installation, maintaining and of course…overall software availability with Ubuntu vs Windows.
Matt Hartley
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.

Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.

Written by Matt Hartley

Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host...
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