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Privacy – has Windows become spyware?

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Windows 11 vs Windows XP privacy investigation.
I think to switch to GNU Linux because of this.
PS: I switched from Office 365 installed, to Office 2007 (Office 2007 does not work on Windows 11), hoping that the older version does not share the same amount of data.
I also disabled telemetry in my Windows 10 Pro (yes, Windows 10 also send telemetry data).

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February 3rd, 2023 at 1:04 am

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Give me 10 arguments why to switch from GNU/linux to Windows

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  1. Wider software availability: Windows has a wider range of software available, including many popular games and professional software programs.
  2. Better gaming performance: Windows generally offers better gaming performance compared to Linux.
  3. More familiar interface: Windows has a more familiar interface for users who are used to traditional desktop environments.
  4. Better driver support: Windows has better driver support for a wider range of hardware devices.
  5. Better compatibility: Windows is more compatible with other operating systems and networks, making it easier to share files and resources.
  6. Better business support: Windows has better support for businesses, with many enterprise-level tools and services.
  7. Better remote desktop options: Windows has better remote desktop options, allowing users to remotely access their desktop from other devices.
  8. Better software development tools: Windows has a better selection of software development tools and environments, including Visual Studio.
  9. More compatible with legacy software: Windows is more compatible with legacy software and older hardware devices.
  10. More widely used: Windows is more widely used than Linux, making it easier to find help and support from other users.

    Arguments given by ChatGPT.

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January 16th, 2023 at 1:47 am

Why someone should use GNU linux and not Windows?

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ChatGPT: There are several reasons why someone might choose to use GNU/Linux over Windows:

  1. Cost: GNU/Linux is free and open-source, while Windows requires a license.
  2. Customization: GNU/Linux is highly customizable, allowing users to tailor the operating system to their specific needs.
  3. Security: GNU/Linux is generally considered to be more secure than Windows, as it is less vulnerable to viruses and malware.
  4. Performance: GNU/Linux is known for its stability and efficiency, which can result in better performance on older or less powerful hardware.
  5. Community: GNU/Linux has a large and active community that provides support and develops software.
  6. Interoperability: GNU/Linux can work with a wide range of hardware and software, and it can also be used in conjunction with other operating systems.
  7. Privacy: GNU/Linux allows for more control over the data stored on the system and the software that runs on it.
  8. Flexibility: GNU/Linux can be used for a wide range of tasks, from basic desktop use to running servers, scientific simulations and more.
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January 14th, 2023 at 7:34 pm

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Windows vs GNU/Linux, what operating system is more secure?

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ChatGPT: Both Windows and GNU/Linux are widely-used operating systems, and both have their own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to security.

In general, Linux-based systems, such as Ubuntu or Debian, are considered to be more secure than Windows due to the design of the Linux kernel and its open-source architecture. The open-source nature of Linux allows for constant community review and improvement of the code, which can help to quickly identify and fix security vulnerabilities. Additionally, Linux has built-in security features such as AppArmor and SELinux which provide an extra layer of protection.

On the other hand, Windows is a closed-source operating system, and as such, its source code is not publicly available for review and improvement. However, Microsoft has invested heavily in security and has implemented a number of security features in recent versions of Windows, such as Windows Defender and User Account Control, to help protect against threats.

In practice, the security of a system depends on many factors, including the specific configuration and how it’s being used. A Windows system that is properly configured and maintained can be just as secure as a Linux system.

It’s also worth noting that how the user interacts with the system also plays a big role in the overall security of the system. Avoiding opening suspicious emails and links, being cautious with permissions, and regularly updating the system are all important steps to keep a system secure, regardless of the OS.

Response generated by ChatGPT version 9 January 2023.
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January 11th, 2023 at 11:33 pm