Linux usage in everyday life

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You can use Linux as a server operating system or as a stand alone operating system on your PC. As a server operating system it provides different services/network resources to a client. A server operating system must be:

  • Stable
  • Robust
  • Secure
  • High performance

Linux offers all of the above characteristics plus it is free and open source. It is an excellent operating system for:

  • Desktop computer
  • Laptop computer
  • Web server
  • Mail server
  • File sever
  • Print server
  • Software development workstation
  • Network monitoring workstation
  • Deployment workstation
  • Workgroup server
  • Killer network services such as DHCP, Firewall, Router, FTP, SSH, Mail, Proxy, Proxy Cache server etc.
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