It’s more secure than Windows and in many ways, it’s more customizable.
However, if you’re the type of user who likes to press the power button and have everything just work smoothly and without hiccups, you should give it a wide berth.
But the distros you’re likely to install don’t come close to that level of ease of use.
Again, if you’re reading this and shaking your head, you’re in the minority.
In a best-case situation, a Linux developer will have reverse-engineered support for them. And I’m not just talking about the layout of the desktop or where to find various settings — a new user can get up to speed on that stuff in a few days.