June 18, 2019
by James Mawson
The Windows partition has barely been touched, except to install Linux Mint and to install the software required for these tests. The Windows partition has Windows Defender antivirus switched on. Both partitions use Dropbox.
I felt that the fairest comparison would be to used popular applications that had versions native to both Linux and Windows, and then to test the exact same operations on the exact same files.
To the extent that both GIMP and LibreOffice are both open source written primarily for the Linux, this may still not be completely unskewed.
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