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Linux vs. Windows | The Fundamental Differences

greetings and salutations welcome to

another back to basics type of video

this time around we're gonna talk about

Linux versus Windows we're going to talk

about some of the fundamental

differences I am very fond of saying

that Linux is not Windows I have said

that in blog post forums TV shows videos

articles wherever whoever will listen

and what I mean by that is that if you

are in Windows user and you sit down in

front of a Linux system and you expect

it to work

look and operate like Windows you are

going to be very frustrated because

Linux is a much different system based

on a very different computing philosophy

in this video I'm going to talk about

six major differences between Windows

and Linux if we wanted to talk about all

of the differences we'd be here for

several days but we will confine

ourselves to just six and these are the

things that I find that people get

tripped up on a lot when they're coming

to Linux for the first time so if you

are new to Linux and you're just

learning your way around really glad you

found this video there won't be much to

see on the screen because I'm just going

to read from my notes and comment on

them for this video so if you would like

to look away and look at something else

please be my guest now there may be one

or two spelling errors in here as well

gang I don't need them point it out

because it doesn't matter it's just my

notes that's all it is so the first

thing that you need to understand when

you're comparing Linux to Windows is

that Linux is yours and Windows is still

theirs and that is the simplest way that

I can express the differences in how

software is licensed in Windows versus

Linux and the difference between

proprietary software and free and

open-source software

so let's get into that a little bit the

EULA for Windows clearly states that

Microsoft maintains full access to your

Windows system and any personal data

stored with it they reserve the right to

change any software or settings at any

time

the user is leasing the software they do

not own it attempting to change or

redistribute Windows in any way is a

violation of copyright law and you can

be put in jail for it much of the system

is off-limits to users although Windows

does employ the use of administrative

access levels ms is in essence a hyper

user because code can be executed by

them remotely without local approval

this leaves doors open to nefarious

third parties who want to add malicious

software to Windows systems so what does

all that mean well first of all you're

leasing the software that's an important

point when you agree to the EULA they

state that they still own the software

and they do maintain access to your

system which means they can change

anything they want to and you have no

legal recourse so if you are working on

a project that you have been working on

for four days that's going to make or

break you we're talking a million dollar

type of thing and Microsoft decides that

they want to install updates and restart

your computer in the middle of that and

you lose work that sets you back and you

lose that million dollars you can't sue

them that's what that basically means

and of course having access to all of

the data on the computer means exactly

what you think it does they can look at

your stuff and see what you're doing and

funnel it back to them if they want to

and do it or sell it do whatever they

want to it talking about redistributing

software so there was a fella not too

long ago who had this idea that he was

going to have a bunch of CDs pressed

that would allow people to recycle

computers these were like the CDs that

Dell put out with Windows on them that

you would use to reload a computer of

course they're not available anymore

widely and he had some of those pressed

and he was distributing them to recycle

old computers well they got busted for

it because he was technically

redistributing Windows and he ended up

jail in linux we have this concept of

the root user or the super user this is

a person who has absolute control over

the system if you install Linux on your

system you're gonna be that user or

you're gonna have those privileges in

Windows even though you have

administrators you still have this

backdoor open where it's like Microsoft

is a hyper user which means they're

above everything else on the system and

they have access to everything on a

Windows system you don't have direct

access to everything like that and what

can happen is is that somebody can put a

virus on your computer and they can

create directories and files in your

file system that you can't delete even

if you have administrator access because

of this hyper user type environment that

Windows runs in and when I used two

years ago I used to do IT freelance IT I

used to work on Windows systems I found

that many many times that people would

get viruses and that would happen and

you would have what they call root kits

and things like that and the only way to

get rid of it was to completely reformat

the machine

in contrast Linux users with

administrator privileges must approve

the installation of all software doesn't

matter what it is where it comes from

you're not going to install any software

on your Linux system unless you put your

password in and make it happen

so if you have a Linux system and you

are the root user and you have four or

five other people with a council in that

system and they are basic users they

cannot install software so that makes

things a lot easier they cannot click on

a web page and install anything within

the Linux system itself they could

install something within their browser

but that's as far as it goes

you have to authorize any changes to the

system that effect other users so what

that means is that anytime that you do

anything to a Linux system that might

change somebody else's work environment

that has access to that system you have

to have root user privileges and a lot

of Windows systems get messed up because

what happens is that you have two or

three accounts on it

somebody logs in screws up the system

for everybody else has happened it

happens again and again and again and

we'll get will talk more about that as

we roll along you are encouraged to

customize your Linux distribution in any

way shape or form that you want to

whereas as we mentioned earlier in

Windows you don't have direct access to

a lot of stuff in the system

redistribution of free and open source

software is encouraged please give it to

your friends if you would download and

install Linux and you like it take the

disk over and load it on somebody else's

machine let them play with it to it they

no problem whatsoever redistributing it

none at all

Linux users have full access to every

part of the system that means that if

you have the knowledge and you want to

take the time to learn how to do it you

can change everything about your Linux

system to suit your needs

whereas in Windows I have in the past

when I was working with web servers I

would have consultants there and people

that were coming from large corporations

systems that I was working with and we

would be standing there and I go what's

it doing and they'd say I don't know and

that's how I'll remember Windows is

staring at a machine go

what's it doing and somebody saying I

don't know because you really don't

honestly don't know what the machine is

doing and of course no code can be

executed or access granted I have grated

there it's told you there be a

misspelling somewhere to a Linux system

without the express permission of the

root user and we've already talked about

what root is so that once you get that

idea in your head that you have total

access to that system then it makes

using Linux a lot more fun and it makes

it a more secure experience and for a

lot of people it's very liberating

because then they start to do things

with their computer that they haven't

done before I've helped a lot of users

through the years and people who are

running Windows they would be afraid of

the system because they were afraid they

might break it and then they'd have to

have it reinstalled or pay a lot of

money to get it fixed or whatever in

Linux hey it's free you can reinstall do

whatever you want with it

so the that kind of leads into the next

thing which is that linux desktops do

not eat need any antivirus software let

me repeat that Windows desktops do not

need any antivirus software Windows is

still vulnerable even with antivirus

installed and it is not simply a matter

of Linux having less users that makes it

more secure I've heard that said over

and over again that's simply not true

three quarters of the internet runs on

Linux the system is inherently secured a

case in point would be Linux web servers

that are constantly banged on by

would-be hackers and I can attest that

personally because the easy Linux web

page and the easy talk forum they run on

their own server which I have access to

and every time that I go to log into

that server through the secure shell ssh

it tells me how many failed attempts to

log in and gain access to that machine

happened and every day that i log in i

see it so those systems are very secure

now we will here once in a great while

about some giant breach that some

website was hacked into and you know a

bunch of users data was leaked out or

whatever

usually that goes back to the

administrators doing something stupid

like running software that has known

security vulnerabilities in it that

should have been updated which wasn't

bad practices whatever but it very

rarely comes down to somebody actually

getting through the basics of Linux

security Linux is definitely the safest

choice for desktop computer users no OS

is totally secure that's absolutely true

but the chances of Linux users getting a

virus are very very small I liken it to

the chances of you walking outside and

getting hit in the head by a meteorite

it is possible that that could happen

but it is very unprofitably here from

people who are just

stunned by that that you don't need to

have antivirus and they go well yes

there's antivirus available for Linux

yes it is there are many antivirus

solutions for Linux however most of

those solutions do not scan for viruses

the way you think they would they're not

looking for somebody to hack the system

what they do is they scan data on the

system looking for Windows based viruses

so you don't redistribute them a Windows

written a virus written for Windows is

not going to hurt you it can't so even

if you see an exe file on your computer

which is a known virus and it pops up it

won't hurt you you're on Linux it

doesn't run now caveat to this before we

move on is that people want to run

things like crossover and whine and play

on Linux and if you do have those

installed guess what ladies and

gentlemen you are now vulnerable to

viruses because the whine system

actually creates a bridge between the

personal data that you have stored in

Linux and what the Windows programs can

see so if those programs are somehow

feeding information back home or if they

are vulnerable then guess what your

whole system is vulnerable if you run

whine something to keep in mind

Windows users are encouraged to install

and pay for antivirus software that is

only about 20 percent effective that's

what the experts say

and even though it sucks to have this

software on the machine because

antivirus software severely limits

system performance most the time it's

cruddy software to begin with I don't

even get me started because this is a

pet peeve of mine the entire antivirus

industry for Windows is a hack and it's

a it's a racket because they employ a

lot of what I call security theater

which means that you'll have these

little widgets on the screen and you'll

have little things that tell you it's

doing this and it'll nag you to install

the latest definitions and all that

stuff they are doing that because it

makes it looks looks like that your

money

is going for a good cause you know that

you're actually it's actually protecting

your system it's all smoke and mirrors

it's all theater because with

Microsoft's backdoor it makes no

difference the system can still be

changed

antivirus of no antivirus and I can tell

you that when I was doing a lot of IT

work and I was doing a lot of system

reloads for people who had viruses on

their system which is I used to do that

to make money when I was working on

Windows freelance most of the time they

had fully functional updated antivirus

software running didn't matter the

machine still got messed up somebody

clicked on something they shouldn't if

somebody was fooled into giving

permission somebody installed software

that had something in it that they

shouldn't have that's usually what

happened and those systems were

completely messed up even though they

had antivirus running so you just it

like I said you don't need it on really

I'm serious I mean it you don't need it

on Linux you just don't don't don't even

get in the comments and try and say it

because it ain't true I'm just letting

you know Linux security depends on

stringent observance of user privileges

we've discussed that and file

permissions along with keeping the

system up to date with the latest

security patches so if you want to be

immune from vulnerabilities or at least

immune is probably too strong a word if

you want to be protected against then

what you need to do with your Linux

system is make sure that you have all of

the updates installed do not hold back

any updates dos don't do it because once

the vulnerability is discovered a patch

is usually issued before anybody gets a

chance to even take advantage of that

vulnerability but once that's done it's

a known vulnerability and then people

out there look for it now even with that

said it's still gonna be difficult to

get into your system because of the way

the file permissions work and the way

the user privileges work in Linux so but

if you want to be super super super safe

make sure you install

your updates let's talk about software

in Linux because this is hugely

different from what people look for in

Windows Linux uses a centralized soft

centralized software approach my mouth

doesn't want to work Windows does not

and what that means is that in Linux

when you install a Linux distribution

like boom two or openSUSE or arch do you

have access to maintained curated

repositories these are on-line websites

where software that is packaged and

tested with that distribution is

available to users it's free and you can

do it by opening up a graphic software

manager or you can just put a few simple

commands in a terminal so let's take a

look at that right now I mean this is

worth looking at because this is a big

deal in Linux and it's something that's

changed so if we look at the software

application called a boon to software we

get a lovely thing here where we can

search for software we can look through

categories and all we have to do is

click on things to install it and every

major graphic based Linux distribution

has some piece of software which does

that I mean I don't know of any that

don't at this point and they have a lot

of very useful software that's available

for download and it's just downloaded to

your system and it comes directly from

the repositories so that is the first

place to look for software in Linux it's

the safest place to look a lot of people

who come to Linux from Windows get

themselves in trouble because in Windows

the mindset is I have to go look for my

software and I have to download it from

other web sites we don't do that in

Linux very much and we'll talk more

about that as we roll through the notes

here so most Linux software is available

from distribution specific online

repositories Linux users have access to

thousands of free programs don't even

have to pay for it just install it

windows also has a store but most

Windows users still think in terms of

downloading saw

we're from independent websites most of

the time to get around the money the

price because pretty much everything

that is in the Windows Store you have to

pay something for even if it's a dollar

or two it's it's a paid type system not

everything in there but a lot of it is

and people think in terms of well if I

go grab this other piece of software

which is quote-unquote free then I can

get around that the problem with doing

that is that most free software offered

from for Windows has malicious software

built into it and that's why it's free I

mean if you're downloading it there god

there's got to be a reason right for

Windows a lot of the times you need to

be very suspicious and people do this

with Linux they install Linux and then

they go off and go well huh I need this

and then they go and just like any other

ecosystem around any other operating

system there are people out there who

are offering crappy software for Linux

that is not well vetted it's not

packaged properly and you can get

yourself in big trouble because not

everybody does a great job of it that's

why the novice Linux user should never

have to build software from source code

don't do that don't do that until you

get to a point where you understand how

that works and not many people who are

using Linux on a casual basis at home

are actually building soft need to build

software you just don't need to do it

you don't now you want to be a

programmer and you want to learn about

building software from source code great

you go right ahead but if you think that

you need to do that to get a hold of a

piece of software back off rethink it

and go look for an alternative do some

more research you shouldn't have to do

that reputable software vendors will

provide proper packaging for Linux avoid

those who do not it's that's a very

important point because what you'll hear

about somebody will say well there's

this great program and you can run it on

Linux and then you go and look and what

you actually get is that they will

download what's called a

har file and then you're supposed to

follow these directions to build this

piece of software and install it on your

local system first of all you're not

going to get any updates for that second

of all the differences between a boon to

systems Debian systems arch systems

Fedora Red Hat system sent me all that

entire thing you can't guarantee that

it's going to work on each system nine

times out of ten those directions don't

work you're barking up the wrong tee you

really and truthfully do not have to do

that barking up the wrong tree did I say

that right yeah I did so that's a very

important point to put out there in

addition to distributed repositories

distributions and deposit repositories

let big words Linux users can download

software from third-party package

management systems like snappy and flat

pack this is new we have the snap store

which is something that's run by

canonical which is the company that

distributes a boon to and

software that is put in snap packages

can run on any Linux system and it

doesn't matter what distribution you are

and then there's another one called flat

pack and flat pack does pretty much the

same thing for instance Linux Mint now

offers flat packs in their software

manager program and you can choose from

software that's been packaged in flat

pack this is just another third-party

way of distributing software Ubuntu

offers private packaged archives which

are known as PPAs these are a special

kind of repository that can be run by

developers who are putting out software

for a boon to maybe their software

hasn't made it into the abuti

repositories maybe they want to make

newer versions than what is in the

repositories available you do that

through ppas and also some software in

Linux is available for you know by

direct download so for Ubuntu and Debian

systems you can download a Deb package

to install Google Chrome for instance or

you can install an RPM package in a red

hat fedora or cent OS

or openSUSE system that's called rpm

Linux and there's debian-based Linux and

it's those you'll run into those mainly

from people who are distributing

proprietary software like for instance

if you install Chrome TeamViewer you're

gonna see those there okay as long as

they come from a reputable source ppas

are okay as long as they come from a

reputable source

you're totally completely safe at least

from getting some sort of virus or

installing unwanted software if you do

it from the repositories which is where

you should start and if you're starting

out I would really suggest that you

install something like Linux Mint

because they have pretty much all the

software you need to get going you got

Firefox web-browser you're gonna have an

entire office suite in there you're

gonna have all the little bits and

pieces that you need to get started and

do something with Linux and get things

accomplished so take it slow the first

thing that you do with Linux software is

not to go out and try and replace it

learn it get to use it a little bit give

yourself some time now this is an

important point about Linux software

because I get this all the time Linux

software is installed in predetermined

directories it cannot be moved or

installed elsewhere we hear this all the

time because in Windows you have this

concept of being able to tell the system

I don't want to install the software in

under the programs directory I want to

put it over on drives GE that I've got

plugged in because I don't have enough

room on the system no Linux software

does not work that way at all

it installs in predetermined different

directories it's not one executable file

it's a bunch of files so some of them go

into for instance like you know slash

user slash bin and then some of it would

go into slash user share slash

applications that would be like your

desktop menu entries icons there's all

different places for that so once you

install a piece of software it's put

where it needs to go and runs in the

system so that's an important thing to

keep in mind

next thing to talk about major subject

here is Linux has built-in hardware

support Windows requires users to find

and install drivers now there's a lot of

gray area in here so before you jump up

and start putting in the coments will

you know windows will fit will help you

find a driver yes it will it will do it

with a lot of basic stuff and but a lot

of the times it it will find an old

driver or an incompatible driver and

that leaves the user out there trying to

figure out to get drivers for things

like their Ethernet card to get drivers

for things like their motherboard the

chipset it's like it's crazy some

windows systems are easier to setup than

others but a big chunk of setting up a

Windows system is going out there and

trying to find drivers that are not full

of malware there you know it's just

driver hell you go and look for a driver

for something and all of these BS sites

pop up where it's like sitting there

saying you've got your drivers there and

you go and look and it's a bunch of

really it's not even drivers it's a

bunch of crappy stuff it's not it's it's

horrible it's a horrible situation Linux

has that built in hearts Hardware

support so that means that usually when

you install Linux on a system and either

it works or it doesn't

that's all there is to it those drivers

are modules in the kernel so hardware

with Linux support usually just works

without the need for users to do

anything if it's supported its gonna

work and you don't need to bother with

it some things have proprietary drivers

associated with them like video cards

certain Wi-Fi cards need to have

proprietary drivers a lot of the times

your distribution will automatically

install those sorts of things if you

tell it when you're installing it that

you want that done or once you get it

booted up you're gonna find that there's

a graphic tool in there that will tell

you what drivers are available and you

just click on it to install it's really

that simple and if you have an HP

printer for instance usually just

plugging it in to the system is all it

takes to

the drivers installed if you're running

like Linux Mint or a boon to just plug

it in and it'll just automatically start

working and I know that a lot of people

go through this thing where they have

you know they'll have a printer that's

marginally supported and there'll be

some drivers somewhere that they have to

build from source code to get it to work

sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't

my advice to people who run into those

situations is buy another printer if

you're going to be running Linux get one

that's going to be well supported and

get one like you know HP is a really

good brand because HP they they're just

supported out of the box and if you have

an older printer before you jump over to

the Linux see what the support is like

before you do that it's getting better

and better all the time now it's really

less of an issue that it used to be five

ten years ago but we still hear things

about that and what's really wild is

that when I was doing one on one

installs with people I don't do that

much anymore

there were people who had brand new

machines that I thought okay we're gonna

have driver problems we're not gonna be

able to get this thing running and then

they install something like Linux Mint

and it would be the latest version and

they would everything would just work

there would be no proprietary drivers no

need to change anything the whole system

touch screen touch pad you know

everything so that's kind of the way

drivers work in in Linux it's a very

different type situation now this is a

really important point

Linux updates everything at once and

Windows does not so this could be like

Windows updates versus Lync Linux

updates and what makes the difference

most Linux systems look for updates

automatically and alert users when they

are available which means that once

every four to six hours usually that

part of the system it goes out and it

just checks the repositories that you

have hooked up to the system where

you're getting your software from to see

if there are new versions of all of the

software that's installed and if it if

it gets it it says hey in some way it

will alert you or you can check in on it

to see what the deal is that does not

run all the time in the

background and that's an important point

we'll talk about that more in just a bit

windows only updates windows and some

select MS software so all the hoopla

over Windows Update and keeping your

system up-to-date that's all it does so

that is why a lot of Windows software

ships with little garbage stuff running

in the background that's looking for

updates all the time which bogs down the

system resources that becomes a

nightmare after a while even with that

said Windows updates can be very

problematic Windows is no tourists for

notorious for downloading and installing

I just put install updates and then

restarting the machine without users

consent that Horror Story has been

repeated over and over and over and over

and over again about Windows is that I

was doing something it was important and

the machine just decided to reboot Linux

will never do that it will never happen

it will tell you there's updates

available but you yourself are going to

have to install them and even while

they're installing after they're

installed it's not going to

automatically restart the system it may

nag you to restart because it's a good

idea to restart after you do kernel

updates for instance and things like

that but a boon to has a great way of

telling you whether you need to do that

in a boon to you'll get a sign that says

software is up-to-date you just click ok

that means that you don't have to do

anything no restarting necessary if you

do have to restart in a boom - you've

installed something that's system level

that needs you know that kind of thing

to happen then it will tell you you need

to restart your system it's awesome that

way and of course we talked about Linux

does not require programs to run in the

background to listen for updates which a

lot of Windows programs do and that

really bogs down and slows down a system

you have crap running in the system's

tray

crap running in the background and

keeping up with that used to be a big

pain in the butt that may have changed a

little bit and you got to remember I

haven't run Windows full-time in a long

time so but from what I'm hearing that

hasn't changed much you know and Linux

will never restart the computer without

your permission

okay and the last thing we're going to

talk about is a technical system thing

because this is a major stumbling block

and then we're gonna we're gonna end

with this for for new people that come

along and that is Linux uses /dev for

drives whereas Windows uses its ABCs so

what does that mean on a Windows system

you are used to this concept which dates

all the way back to Doss where you have

an a drive which would be a floppy drive

if you had one so a and B are for

floppies your C Drive is usually your

first hard drive your D drive would be

your first cd-rom drive that came along

later and then anything after that you

know e F G H whatever going on ad

infinitum or whatever other drives that

you have hooked up to the system you can

also have network storage hooked up to

the system that appears like a drive and

it will be issued a drive letter as well

in Linux the way it works is that drives

are represented in the dev directory

we'll take a look at that so let's read

through here Linux treats all storage

devices and network storage as a

directory so any hard drive or network

storage can be mounted somewhere within

the filesystem

Windows assign assigns these arbitrary

letters to identified storage devices

and network connections and so basically

what you're what you're having happen

here is that if you hook something up it

just becomes a letter and then you're

you can point to it by that by going

like my computer or in your file manager

which works for a small system but it

doesn't work on a scalable system

doesn't work on a large system and you

must remember that Linux comes from the

days when computers filled up whole

rooms and there may be many many

different network connections many

different drives tape drives hard drives

floppy drives hooked up to this system

and that is why it does that the way it

does available devices can be found in

the dev directory along with others

should have put a with their input out

into devices and virtual devices that

kind of fell apart storage

devices can be mounted anywhere within

the file structure so let's open up a

terminal here and on our Linux system

let's take a look in that dev directory

so we're going to actually jump to it

I'm gonna CD to dev right and then we're

going to list the storage in dev look at

all this stuff what is it what is all

this stuff well this is your devices on

your system these are input out output

devices that are available on your Linux

system make this little bigger so it's

easier for everybody to see including me

so let's just kind of look here at some

of the different things that we have

listed in this in this Linux system

right here so what have we got let's go

over here to TTY these are terminals

that are opened on your system that's

what tty stands for short for teletype

so a terminal is considered to be an

input/output device and then you have

keyboards that are hooked to terminals

and things like that

so let's look under it let's look where

else can we look here let's look under s

let me see here that's looking for the

SS folks there we go so you'll see that

we have SRO here which is short for your

DVD drive that's what that stands for so

I'm looking for the SD devices here so

that would be a way up here ok so here

we've got SDA and SD a1 and SD B right

here right there those right there and

what that represents are your hard

drives and any drive connected to the

system so let's do open up another

terminal and let's open

let's run this command LS block which

shows everything that's hooked up to the

system so here we have SDA which is the

first hard drive in the system or say to

drive 0 and that is SD which is short

for scuzzy device ok and then we have SD

a 1 and that 1 represents the first

partition on that disk if there were

more partitions we'd have SD a to SDA 3

SD a 4 and so on so we have two hard

drives hooked up to this system one of

them is mounted in the home directory

which is right there and the other one

is mounted in the root directory so in

Linux if you plug in a drive and I'm

reaching over here and getting a blank

drive that is one of those little USB

stick drives we're gonna plug that in

I'm gonna show you where that shows up

so I'm plugging it in the system now and

it will recognize this and it'll

automatically mount it in a

predetermined location and so let's run

this command again now you see that we

have the new drive showing up as SDC

that would be right here and then we

have SDC one make that a little bigger

as well for people looking on low

resolution devices I know you're out

there so now you can see all of the

drives that are hooked up to this system

and that is when I plugged in that drive

and I can have a drive in the system

that's not automatically mounted

anywhere and then I can mount it

manually so for instance let's try a

little experiment here as we end up our

video just to show you guys a little bit

about how this works so if I want to

move this somewhere else let's say that

I have this drive mounted up so the

command that I'm going to use is sudo

which gives me root privileges on you

mount don't put the end in there and we

are going to

dc1 get it right dummy dev SDC one okay

we're gonna unmount that I asked for my

password got no output so it did it said

it did it

let's run LS block again you'll notice

now that SDC is hooked to the system but

it is not mounted anywhere

so let's actually mount that somewhere

we can put it anywhere we like any empty

directory now in Linux there is a

directory that is provided for that

which is called MNT if you want to

temporarily mount a device so we'll use

that one you can also mount it in your

own home directory anywhere you like you

can create an empty directory I'm just

using this as an example so now we're

going to do sudo Mount and we're going

to choose dev SD C SDC one and finally

we're gonna put this in MNT so that's

the command to do that done so now if I

see D - let's see how about we just it's

a blank drive you're not gonna know it's

there right don't see D just run LS

block again and it'll tell us so now you

see that that drive SDC is now mounted

at this special directory called MNT

it's that simple

now that might seem a little bit more

complicated when you're think about

using your ABCs but when you stop and

think about how flexible this is and how

you can make any storage device or any

the network storage appear anywhere you

want in the filesystem that means you

could have a completely separate hard

drive that you could use to store your

music on you could have your music on a

network server and each one of your

systems you sit down and you have

exactly the same things show up you get

all of these different ways of doing

things so that is something to keep in

mind go ahead and clear that we don't

need that and we're done there - so

there you go gang that's my video that's

what I've got to talk about the major

differences between Linux and Windows

and that's just an introductory in an

introduction I'm out don't work today

and there's a whole lot more to talk to

about and - of course I'm ok

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