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Centos vs Windows 10: What are the differences?

Centos: The Community ENTerprise Operating System. 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; 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.

Centos and Windows 10 can be categorized as "Operating Systems" tools.

MAK IT, RELEX Solutions, and Decision6 are some of the popular companies that use Centos, whereas Windows 10 is used by Quezx.com, HamiStudios Ltd., and SkyQuest. Centos has a broader approval, being mentioned in 352 company stacks & 304 developers stacks; compared to Windows 10, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

Decisions about CentOS 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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Jerome/Zen Quah
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CentOS

Global familiarity, free, widely used, and as a debian distro feels more comfortable when rapidly switching between local macOS and remote command lines.

CentOS does boast quite a few security/stability improvements, however as a RHEL-based distro, differs quite significantly in the command line and suffers from slightly less frequent package updates. (Could be a good or bad thing depending on your use-case and if it is public facing)

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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 CentOS
Pros of Windows 10
  • 14
    Stable
  • 7
    Reliable
  • 7
    Free to use
  • 5
    Good support
  • 4
    Has epel packages
  • 3
    Great Community
  • 2
    I've moved from gentoo to centos
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    好用
  • 3
    On 4gb other applications less likely to run smoothly
  • 2
    The best developer tools for all devices
  • 1
    Editors choice. But not suitable on 4gb ram. Alth
  • 1
    Complies with JIS Standard
  • 1
    Best for Indonesian PC Users
  • 1
    Great is if you have 8b ram and a 128gb ssd minimum

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Cons of CentOS
Cons of Windows 10
  • 1
    Yum is a horrible package manager
  • 2
    Slow, slow and slow
  • 2
    Lags really much on low end devices
  • 1
    Worst OS to run on 2GB of RAM
  • 1
    Can't fix bugs yourself

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What is 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.

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 CentOS 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.
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.
Amazon Linux
The Amazon Linux AMI is a supported and maintained Linux image provided by Amazon Web Services for use on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).
openSUSE
The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community.
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