This article by user Aditya Tiwari (Fossbytes.com) talks about some pros and cons of both Linux and BSD operating systems. Follow the link below to read the entire comparison.
Short Bytes: Linux and BSD are two open source operating system families inspired by the 20th-century operating system Unix. Several things set the two apart like hardware support, development philosophy, etc. Also, Linux is more popular than BSD.
When you start to get out of the Windows ecosystem, the very first thing you see is macOS. But, chances are less that you may go for it, mostly because of the price tag. Moving further, you come across Linux flaunting its open source badge. Most people confuse Linux as an operating system and it has been a topic of controversy for a long time. Thus, some people refer a Linux operating system as GNU/Linux.