Compare Ubuntu vs Windows 10

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comparison of Ubuntu vs. Windows 10
based on data from user reviews. Ubuntu rates 4.5/5 stars with 488 reviews. Windows 10 rates 4.2/5 stars with 415 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
8.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
8.7
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.8
8.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.5
8.1
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.1
7.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.3
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
8.4
Meets Requirements
Ubuntu
9.0
Windows 10
8.9
Ease of Use
Ubuntu
8.5
Windows 10
8.7
Ease of Setup
Ubuntu
8.8
Windows 10
8.3
Ease of Admin
Ubuntu
8.5
Windows 10
8.1
Quality of Support
Ubuntu
8.1
Windows 10
7.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Ubuntu
8.3
Windows 10
7.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Ubuntu
8.7
Windows 10
8.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
46.9%
37.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
29.0%
29.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
24.1%
32.9%
Ubuntu
Small-Business
46.9%
Mid-Market
29.0%
Enterprise
24.1%
Windows 10
Small-Business
37.5%
Mid-Market
29.5%
Enterprise
32.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
22.7%
Information Technology and Services
11.1%
 
Computer Software
18.1%
Computer Software
9.2%
 
Internet
8.5%
Higher Education
7.7%
 
Higher Education
6.0%
Education Management
4.2%
 
Telecommunications
4.6%
Internet
3.1%
 
Other
40.2%
Other
64.6%
Ubuntu
Information Technology and Services
22.7%
Computer Software
18.1%
Internet
8.5%
Higher Education
6.0%
Telecommunications
4.6%
Other
40.2%
Windows 10
Information Technology and Services
11.1%
Computer Software
9.2%
Higher Education
7.7%
Education Management
4.2%
Internet
3.1%
Other
64.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sahil y.
Administrator in Higher Education

It is an open source OS.we can use it free of. It speed is amazing then windows.Mostly all software i can get from ubuntu software center free of cost. I also like ubuntu mail client thunderbird.Resource used by ubuntu is very less as it require only 400 MB...

G2 User in Environmental Services

Although Windows 10 is the successor of Windows 8, it is much more like Windows 7. This is a good thing. Windows 8 was riddled with horrible user interface and confusing or non-intuitive interactions with the new Start menu and controls which were obviously...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

It is like windows but there are very few features. It is also not effective and flawless like windows. You will not get much application which are compatible to this operating system.

Lexi H.
User in Individual & Family Services

Programs looks different (Adobe, Excel, etc.) and the presets such as screensaver and login screens are annoying to have to change

 
Ubuntu
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Sahil y.
Administrator in Higher Education

It is an open source OS.we can use it free of. It speed is amazing then windows.Mostly all software i can get from ubuntu software center free of cost. I also like ubuntu mail client thunderbird.Resource used by ubuntu is very less as it require only 400 MB...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User

It is like windows but there are very few features. It is also not effective and flawless like windows. You will not get much application which are compatible to this operating system.

Windows 10
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Environmental Services

Although Windows 10 is the successor of Windows 8, it is much more like Windows 7. This is a good thing. Windows 8 was riddled with horrible user interface and confusing or non-intuitive interactions with the new Start menu and controls which were obviously...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Lexi H.
User in Individual & Family Services

Programs looks different (Adobe, Excel, etc.) and the presets such as screensaver and login screens are annoying to have to change

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