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Linux Mint vs Windows 10: What are the differences?

Linux Mint: The most popular desktop Linux distribution and the 3rd most widely used home operating system behind Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS. The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use; Windows 10: 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.

Linux Mint and Windows 10 belong to "Operating Systems" category of the tech stack.

Quezx.com, HamiStudios Ltd., and SkyQuest are some of the popular companies that use Windows 10, whereas Linux Mint is used by plusEquals, Insoft, and Pixelshift. Windows 10 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Linux Mint, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

Decisions about Linux Mint and Windows 10

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 Linux Mint
Pros of Windows 10
  • 8
    Simple, Fast, Comfort and Easy to Use
  • 7
    Stable
  • 6
    Elegant
  • 4
    Good for beginners
  • 3
    Free to use
  • 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 Linux Mint
Cons of Windows 10
  • 3
    Easy to mess up with a few settings (like the panel)
  • 2
    Security breaches
  • 1
    Slow, slow and slow
  • 1
    Can't fix bugs yourself
  • 1
    Lags really much on low end devices

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What is 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.

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 Linux Mint and Windows 10?
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.
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.
Manjaro
It is an accessible, friendly, open-source Linux distribution and community. Based on Arch Linux, it provides all the benefits of cutting-edge software combined with a focus on getting started quickly, automated tools to require less manual intervention, and help readily available when needed.
elementary OS
It is the flagship distribution to showcase the Pantheon desktop environment. The distribution promotes itself as a “fast, open, and privacy-respecting” replacement to macOS and Windows.
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.
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How developers use Linux Mint and Windows 10
Ali Ahmed uses
Linux Mint

simple and stable