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Benefits programming in Linux over osx?

  1. May 17, 2012 #1
    Is there any benefit on using C for programming instead of using osx for example??? Forgot about windows just Linux va OSX??
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 24, 2012 #2
    Linux is free, and we have a great compiler (GCC). Makefiles make things a lot more cleaner (not sure if you have that in OS X as well). Most Linux programs are open source so you can learn from their code if you use libraries. We have many GUI widget libraries (GTK+, Qt etc), and we also have Glade. Anjuta is a great IDE.
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