Linux is an operating system based on UNIX. Some other common operating systems are Unix (and its variants BSD, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, etc.); DOS; Microsoft Windows; Amiga and Mac OS.
Linux was originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Linux is free to download, edit and distribute. Linux is a powerful operating system, and it is slowly becoming popular all over the world.
The fastest supercomputer in the world use Linux so that you can understand how powerful can be Linux.
Linux is a free operating system does not like windows where you have to pay thousands of $ $ worth half a piece of hardware. Linux open source means that anyone can edit it legally in accordance with his / her convenience.
There are many distributions of Linux Ubuntu, available, madvira, Fedora, Open SuSE, mint, etc.
But the desktop market 7-15% bcuz its not easy to use it .. but once you get the habit of it I bet ull spit on the windows
1) far far better security than WINDOWS - Nowadays you can easily see the Windows Remote to use the flying window around.Yes easy to attack compared to Linux.
2) Funds available by default, many software addons drivers are already installed on it
3) Suitable for hacking - there are distributions specially designed for hackers to retreat, weaknet, blackbuntu, secmic etc.
4) Its not easy as windows
Only Linux, which is worth a dime of some RedHat.
5) Live CD-One of the best features you can run it without Evan affects your HD