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Gentoo Linux vs Windows 10: What are the differences?

What is Gentoo Linux? Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.

Thanks to a technology called Portage, Gentoo can become an ideal secure server, development workstation, professional desktop, gaming system, embedded solution or something else—whatever you need it to be. Because of its near-unlimited adaptability, we call Gentoo a metadistribution..

What is 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.

Gentoo Linux and Windows 10 can be primarily classified as "Operating Systems" tools.

Decisions about Gentoo Linux 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 Gentoo Linux
Pros of Windows 10
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    Flexibility
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    X86_64 architecture supported
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    Control
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    Compile time optimizations
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    OpenRC or systemd init
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    Per package dependency control
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    Customizable
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    Portage package manager
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    Overlays
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    SPARC architecture supported
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    Supports distributing compiling tasks
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    Cross compiling
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    Generalized reduction is system vulnerabilities
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    Stable rolling release
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    Source based distribution
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    Package slots
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    Extensive documentation
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    X86 architecture supported
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    Alpha architecture supported
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    ARM64 architecture supported
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    ARM architecture supported
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    HPPA architecture supported
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    MIPS architecture supported
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    PCC architecture supported
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    PCC64 architecture supported
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    On 4gb other applications less likely to run smoothly
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    The best developer tools for all devices
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    Editors choice. But not suitable on 4gb ram. Alth
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    Complies with JIS Standard
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    Best for Indonesian PC Users
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    Great is if you have 8b ram and a 128gb ssd minimum

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Cons of Gentoo Linux
Cons of Windows 10
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    Dated documentation
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    Circular dependancy conflicts
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    No guided installation
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    Vulnerabilities related to its specific toolchains
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    System maintenance
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    Complexity
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    Compilation time
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    Slow, slow and slow
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    Lags really much on low end devices
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    Worst OS to run on 2GB of RAM
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    Can't fix bugs yourself

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What is Gentoo Linux?

It is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need.

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 Gentoo Linux 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.
Arch Linux
A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
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.
FreeBSD
An operating system for a variety of platforms which focuses on features, speed, and stability. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large community.
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.
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