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Absolutely - Linux is an alternative (though less-popular) operating system to Windows.

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No. Linux also runs on mainframes.


The question is unclear. Assuming you are asking usages of linux, well people use it for personal computing. Most of the companies use linux for servers. A Linux based system is free for anyone to use. A linux system distribution can be used in the same way as windows. Almost any application for windows has an equivalent application available for linux that does the same job. Linux has word processing, picture, sound and video edotors as well as their file format converters. It can be used to play many games, play song, watch videos. Linux is available for almost any personal computer available and almost any other computer in use. Most commercial network routers and firewalls are based on linux.



A PC is a Personal Computer, doesn't matter what the operating system is necessarily. Could be Linux, Windows, etc. The only distinguishing factor is the Mac.


Windows and Linux use device letters to identify each storage device on a computer.


If you want to share files with other linux computer use NFS. If you want to share files with windows computer use SAMBA.


Windows: Open start menu, click "Run", type in "telnet" Linux: Open a Terminal window, type in "telnet"


Perhaps you mean "personal computer". That refers to a computer that is for personal use - basically for one person. For example, the desktop or laptop that you use.


how the development of personal computer extended the use of computer in todays world


A desktop uses the same OS as any other computer, Windows, Mac OS, or Linux. Also, I'd recommend Mac OS X if you're getting a new computer. Here's the scoop: if the computer has an  on it, it runs Mac OS. If not, it runs Windows or Linux.


im happy can use with personal computer because im happy



yes Macintosh, or Mac, is a computer made by Apple. "PC" stands for "personal computer", meaning it could be a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.


Yes, Linux is like an operating system much like Windows OS or Mac OS. Linux is kind of like a community of Operating Systems. A popular OS from Linux is Ubuntu.


Compaq is the best computer for personal use.


Windows and Linux use a device letter to identify each storage device.


A PC is a Personal Computer. A Mac is a personal computer. A Mac is a PC. A Mac with an Intel processor can run the Windows operating system (or Linux or many others) if needed.


You can install and run Microsoft Office in Linux, yes. You will need to install it separately, however; you can't just run the programs off your Windowspartition in Linux.


Linux is an operating system for the computer. You can purchase computers that already have Linux pre-installed on the computer. Select Dell computers come equipped with Linux.




No, not all computers use Windows. Many computer use a variety of Operating Systems ranging from Chrome OS, Mac OS, and Linux. It all depends on personal preference and what you plan to do with your PC.


The only way I know is to install a Linux OS on the PS3. Linux is like Windows or Mac, but is completely free. With Linux installed you can use your PS3 like a computer and also use firefox.


When you are an owner of the business and/or your company policy does not prohibit personal use of a computer, and the personal use of the computer is not at the expense of company work, and your use of the computer does not violate any laws or regulations that may put the company at risk legally.


don't go for its size. it is commonly used for personal use



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