Essays Tagged: "Linux distribution"

Linux Operating System (graduate level CIS term paper)

1. What Is Linux?Linux is an operating system that was initially created as a hobby by a young student, Linus T ... s work in 1991 when he released version 0.02 and worked steadily until 1994 when version 1.0 of the Linux Kernel was released. The current full-featured version is 2.4 (released January 2001) and deve ... Public License and its source code is freely available to everyone. This however, doesn't mean that Linux and its assorted distributions are free -- companies and developers may charge money for it as ...

(23 pages) 527 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Compare/contrast essay. perfect for speeches

Why Windows is better than Linux Let's not kid ourselves; the majority of us use Windows. I, for example, have been with ... of us use Windows. I, for example, have been with Microsoft since Windows 3.0. I have dabbled with Linux for years, including versions of Mandrake, Red Hat, Lindows, and Corel Linux. But I am far fro ... d use but just don't want to. The remaining 80% are never going to learn the quirky ins and outs of Linux well enough to adopt it in droves on the desktop. Linux OS makers should take this as a call t ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Windows to Linux Migration.

For many companies, migrating from Windows to Linux makes sense. The reasons are compelling: greater stability and reliability, lower cost, access ... ail if you start a migration from the ideological side instead," notes Stefan Werden, leader of the Linux architecture team for Novell SUSE for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.To make that decisio ... mount of overall control you want over your organization's software requirements. With a Windows-to-Linux migration, "nobody can force you to upgrade or deny you a security fix. You always call the sh ...

(12 pages) 108 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Red Hat Linux vs. Windows 2000

are and contrast the cost, market share, and hardware requirements of the operating systems Red Hat Linux vs. Windows 2000. To begin our analysis we will briefly describe the Red Hat Linux and Windows ... ources. Owner, management, or employee training, experience, and preferences will also play a part. Linux is the kernel of a free operating system. When Linux is combined with thousands of free softwa ...

(21 pages) 328 1 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Test PLd

Operating System: Puppy LinuxAuthor: Barry Kauler (original)Maintained by Larry Short, Mick Amadio, and Puppy communityDescr ... ry Short, Mick Amadio, and Puppy communityDescription:Puppy Linux operating system is a lightweight Linux dstribution that focuses on ease to use and minimal footprint. It can run the entire system by ... to 130 MB allowing the boot medium to be removed after the operating system has started.Like other linux distro, the operating system itself contains built in application like Abiword (word documents ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science