Tuesday, March 10, 2009

10 things Linux does better than OS X

10 things Linux does better than OS X | 10 Things | TechRepublic.com
OS X is heralded for its friendliness, but according to Jack Wallen, it falls short in many other respects. Find out why he says Linux is superior in everything from flexibility to portability to cost.

It may sound strange, seeing as how OS X is based on a Linux variant and is widely considered to be the most user-friendly operating system available, but Linux does a number of things better than everyone’s favorite iOperatingSystem. Before you shun the thought, read on. You might be surprised at your resulting opinion.
  1. Flexibility
  2. Open source
  3. Command line
  4. Hardware requirements
  5. Security
  6. Portability
  7. Cost
  8. More available software
  9. Not so dumbed-down
  10. Keyboard efficiency