Types of operating system

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Types of operating system

  1. 1. TYPES OF OPERATING SYSTEMS<br />
  2. 2. Operating system <br />An operating system, or OS, is a software program that enables the computer hardware to communicate and operate with the computer software. Without a computer operating system, a computer would be useless.<br />
  3. 3. OPERATING SYSTEM TYPES<br />GUI - Short for Graphical User Interface, a GUI Operating System contains graphics and icons and is commonly navigated by using a computer mouse. <br />
  4. 4. OPERATING SYSTEM TYPES<br />Multi-user - A multi-user operating system allows for multiple users to use the same computer at the same time and different times. <br />
  5. 5. OPERATING SYSTEM TYPES<br />Multiprocessing - An operating system capable of supporting and utilizing more than one computer processor.  <br />
  6. 6. OPERATING SYSTEM TYPES<br />Multitasking - An operating system that is capable of allowing multiple software processes to run at the same time.  <br />
  7. 7. OPERATING SYSTEM TYPES<br />Multithreading - Operating systems that allow different parts of a software program to run concurrently.   <br />
  8. 8. OPERATING SYSTEM TYPES<br />Embedded System: The operating systems designed to operate on small machines like PDAs with less autonomy. They are able to operate with a limited number of resources <br />
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