Linux, one of the most popular operating system worldwide is used in many desktops, servers, for gaming purposes and now is also found in Galaxy Nexus as Touch operating system. One of the main reasons why Linux has managed to gather much love and has become the center of attraction is because people find it greatly stable and secure. Moreover, it is also found as less expensive than the other softwares.
Linux for Programmers!!
For the programmers, Linux has great benefits. Those who are really interested in Linux development will have great career in system administration.
Ask about programmers and you will know that these are the people who keep on typing, typing and typing. These are the people who keep on searching and finding those text editors in which they will be comfortably able to adapt them. This is the time when the IDEs come in handy. Programmers come in practice of coding when they start using proper text editors.