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Daily Times [Pakistan]: Windows or Linux: Hazards of a Choice

Mar 04, 2003, 12:00 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Saira Habib)

"The government is busy in a long discussion and undecided on selecting its official Operating System. Is it interested in choosig the Linux instead of Windows depends on the final decision of the authorities as there are a number of issues to be sorted out.

"But lets examine both the Operating Systems for comparison.

"Linux was introduced in early 90s and still it has to prove itself as a better venture than any other operating system. Linux coding is complicated and requires indepth knowledge. It requires a team of skilled professionals for installation and upkeeping. Windows was introduced in late 80s as an extension of the MS-DOS operating system to provide a graphical operating environment for PC users..."

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