If you really must ask
Secure & Open Source
With updates coming in frequently, exploits, or other security threats are patched quickly. Being Open Source allows linux to be audited quickly by thousands of people.
Free as in freedom
GNU/Linux is licensed with open source license (Depending on distribution you select). Making license fee's a thing of the past.
Fast & Efficient
To date, Linux is known to be the fastest Operating System released. With hardware requirements much lower than Windows & Mac.
The Linux community has hundreds of thousands of people ready to help at a moments notice.
Minimal Requirements for *most* Linux Distributions?
If you have at least this, you should be able to run most Linux Distributions listed.
|CPU||1 GHz Single Core|