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Debian vs Windows 10: What are the differences?

Developers describe Debian as "The Universal Operating System". Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software. On the other hand, Windows 10 is detailed as "The most secure Windows ever built". It is the latest iteration of the Microsoft operating systems and has been optimized for home PC performance in a wide variety of applications from serious work to after-hours gaming.

Debian and Windows 10 can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.

Zomato, esa, and Webedia are some of the popular companies that use Debian, whereas Windows 10 is used by Quezx.com, HamiStudios Ltd., and SkyQuest. Debian has a broader approval, being mentioned in 387 company stacks & 390 developers stacks; compared to Windows 10, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Ubuntu is much more faster over Windows and helps to get software and other utilities easier and within a short span of time compared to Windows.

Ubuntu helps to get robustness and resiliency over Windows. Ubuntu runs faster than Windows on every computer that I have ever tested. LibreOffice (Ubuntu's default office suite) runs much faster than Microsoft Office on every computer that I have ever tested.

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I liked manjaro a lot, the huge support it has and the variety of tools it provides is just awesome. But due to its parent platform being Arch Linux it has bleeding-edge technology and that meaning, we get updated 'daily', and if we keep updating the system daily, due to the bugs in the recent updates the system sometimes used to crash, this made the OS really unstable. However, one can avoid such crashes using periodical and careful system/package updates. I now use LinuxMint which is based on Ubuntu, and this OS is completely stable with reliable(mostly tested) updates. And, since this OS is backed up by UBUNTU the concerns/questions one can encounter while using the OS can be easily rectified using the UBUNTU community, which is pretty good. Though this is backed up on UBUNTU it most certainly does NOT include the proprietary stuff of UBUNTU, which is on the bright side of the OS. That's it! Happy Computing.

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Pros of Debian
Pros of Windows 10
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    Massively supported
  • 45
    Stable
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    Reliable
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    Turnkey linux use it
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    Aptitude
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    It is free
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    Customizable
  • 4
    Works on all architectures
  • 3
    On 4gb other applications less likely to run smoothly
  • 2
    The best developer tools for all devices
  • 1
    Complies with JIS Standard
  • 1
    Best for Indonesian PC Users
  • 1
    Editors choice. But not suitable on 4gb ram. Alth
  • 1
    Great is if you have 8b ram and a 128gb ssd minimum

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Cons of Debian
Cons of Windows 10
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    Old versions of software
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    Slow, slow and slow
  • 1
    Can't fix bugs yourself
  • 1
    Lags really much on low end devices

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What is Debian?

Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.

What is Windows 10?

It is the latest iteration of the Microsoft operating systems and has been optimized for home PC performance in a wide variety of applications from serious work to after-hours gaming.

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What are some alternatives to Debian and Windows 10?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Fedora
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.
CentOS
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Linux Mint
The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
Arch Linux
A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
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How developers use Debian and Windows 10
TIS Global Solutions uses
Debian

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Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses
Debian

Debian is our primary distribution for our game-servers for the time being. We plan to shift our infrastructure towards Docker-Containers/CoreOS though.

papaver uses
Debian

my goto linux distro. what all my vms are created from. small and well built. apt-get rocks. been using it on and off since college.

PawByte uses
Debian

The Debian Linux distribution of Linux is supported for the Game Pencil Engine Editor.

We Understand Technology uses
Debian

We use Debian based Ubuntu for most projects as they have frequent updates.