Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Operating systemsQuick linksOperating System ABCsOperating System typesOperating System overviewsTroubleshootingOperating ...
LinuxUnixWindows 2000Multitasking - An operating system that is capable of allowing multiple software processesto run at t...
Currently no AmigaOS operatingAmigaOS                                                 Amiga       Commodore               ...
Red Hat Linux   Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various     Red HatSCO             Unix / Linux history can be fou...
Windows NT     Windows history can be found here.     IBM / PC   MicrosoftWindows Vista Windows history can be found here....
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Operating systems

6,789

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
6,789
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
109
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Operating systems"

  1. 1. Operating systemsQuick linksOperating System ABCsOperating System typesOperating System overviewsTroubleshootingOperating System Q&AOperating System definitionsApple newsLinux / Unix newsMicrosoft newsOperating system ABCsAn operating system, or OS, is a software program that enables the computer hardware tocommunicate and operate with the computer software. Without a computer operating system,a computer would be useless.Operating system typesAs computers have progressed and developed so have the types of operating systems. Belowis a basic list of the different types of operating systems and a few examples of operatingsystems that fall into each of the categories. Many computer operating systems will fall intomore than one of the below categories.GUI - Short for Graphical User Interface, a GUI Operating System contains graphics andicons and is commonly navigated by using a computer mouse. See our GUI dictionarydefinition for a complete definition. Below are some examples of GUI Operating Systems.System 7.xWindows 98Windows CEMulti-user - A multi-user operating system allows for multiple users to use the samecomputer at the same time and/or different times. See our multi-user dictionary definition fora complete definition for a complete definition. Below are some examples of multi-useroperating systems.LinuxUnixWindows 2000Multiprocessing - An operating system capable of supporting and utilizing more than onecomputer processor. Below are some examples of multiprocessing operating systems.
  2. 2. LinuxUnixWindows 2000Multitasking - An operating system that is capable of allowing multiple software processesto run at the same time. Below are some examples of multitasking operating systems.UnixWindows 2000Multithreading - Operating systems that allow different parts of a software program to runconcurrently. Operating systems that would fall into this category are:LinuxUnixWindows 2000TroubleshootingCommon questions and answers to operating systems in general can be found on the belowoperating system question and answers. All other questions relating to an operating system inparticular can be found through the operating system page.Linux / VariantsMacOSMS-DOSIBM OS/2 WarpUnix / VariantsWindows CEWindows 3.xWindows 95Windows 98Windows 98 SEWindows MEWindows NTWindows 2000Windows XPWindows VistaWindows 7Operating system listingBelow is a listing of many of the different types of operating systems available today, thedates they were released, the platforms they have been developed for and who developedthem.Operating Date first released Platform DevelopersystemAIX / AIXL Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various IBM
  3. 3. Currently no AmigaOS operatingAmigaOS Amiga Commodore system history.BSD Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various BSDCaldera Linux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various SCOCorel Linux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various CorelDebian Linux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various GNUDUnix Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various DigitalDYNIX/ptx Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various IBM HewlettHP-UX Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various PackardIRIX Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various SGIKondara Linux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various KondaraLinux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various Linus Torvalds Apple operating system history can be AppleMAC OS 8 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleMAC OS 9 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleMAC OS 10 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleMAC OS X Apple found here. MacintoshMandrake Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various MandrakeLinuxMINIX Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various MINIXMS-DOS 1.x MS-DOS history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftMS-DOS 2.x MS-DOS history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftMS-DOS 3.x MS-DOS history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftMS-DOS 4.x MS-DOS history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftMS-DOS 5.x MS-DOS history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftMS-DOS 6.x MS-DOS history can be found here. IBM / PC Microsoft Apple operating system history can beNEXTSTEP Various Apple found here.OSF/1 Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various OSFQNX Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various QNX
  4. 4. Red Hat Linux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various Red HatSCO Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various SCOSlackware Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various SlackwareLinuxSun Solaris Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various SunSuSE Linux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various SuSE Apple operating system history can be AppleSystem 1 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleSystem 2 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleSystem 3 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleSystem 4 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleSystem 6 Apple found here. Macintosh Apple operating system history can be AppleSystem 7 Apple found here. MacintoshSystem V Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various System VTru64 Unix Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various DigitalTurbolinux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various TurbolinuxUltrix Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various UltrixUnisys Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various UnisysUnix Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various Bell labsUnixWare Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various UnixWareVectorLinux Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various VectorLinuxWindows 2000 Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows 2003 Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows 3.X Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows 7 Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows 95 Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows 98 Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows CE Windows history can be found here. PDA MicrosoftWindows ME Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC Microsoft
  5. 5. Windows NT Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows Vista Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftWindows XP Windows history can be found here. IBM / PC MicrosoftXenix Unix / Linux history can be found here. Various Microsoft

×