Linux and Windows both are operating systems. Linux is open source and is free to use whereas Windows is a proprietary.
Following are the important differences between Linux and Windows.
|1||Open Source||Linux is Open Source and is free to use.||Windows is not open source and is not free to use.|
|2||Case sensitivity||Linux file system is case sensitive.||Windows file system is case insensitive.|
|3||kernel type||Linux uses monolithic kernel.||Windows uses micro kernel.|
|4||Efficiency||Linux is more efficient in operations as compared to Windows.||Windows is less efficient in operations.|
|5||Path Seperator||Linux uses forward slash as path seperator between directorioes.||Windows uses backward slash as a path seperator.|
|6||Security||Linux is highly secure as compared to Windows.||Windows provides less security as compared to Linux.|