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  • Operating Systems
    By: Collin Clark and Jake Rath
  • An operating system is the fundamental software on a computer
    Group of programs
    Lays base for interaction with hardware
    Controls the hardware
    What is an Operating System?
  • Allows users and applications to control hardware through OS
    Manages memory
    Manages input and output devices
    Stores and Manipulates Files
    Abilities of an Operating System
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  • Provides a user interface
    Formats discs
    Communicates with peripheral devices
    Captures user input and provides output
    Abilities (continued)
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  • Everything goes through the operating system
    The gateway to hardware and processes
    All applications are built to be compatible with certain operating systems
    Importance of an Operating System
  • Operating system creates the user interface
    User interface is what defines user experience
    Differences in user experience often contribute to users choosing a mac or pc
    Importance (continued)
  • Not only on personal computers
    Mobile
    Industrial
    Embedded
    Forms of Operating Systems
  • Operating systems on smart phones
    Android, Blackberry, iPhone
    Becoming more and more advanced
    Many are app based
    Mobile
  • Used for large computer networks that need a server
    Much more powerful than pc operating systems
    Runs multiple processors
    Industrial
  • Used in special purpose computer driven devices
    Usually has limited functions
    GPS, Medical Equipment, Cars, Elevators, TVs
    Embedded
  • Windows is currently the most popular operating system
    Important for people to know Windows fluently because it is dominant OS
    Microsoft Windows
  • Windows 7
    Windows 7 offers multiple editions cultured to different uses:
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    Windows 7 Professional
    Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Improved Stability
    Ease of access to multiple windows on desktop
    Added networking features
    Improvements of Windows 7
  • Native Operating system for apple pc’s
    Simplistic in use yet powerful
    Remarkable graphics capabilities
    Mac OS
  • Liked over windows for its ease of use
    Relatively safe from viruses and malware in comparison with windows
    Mac os x snow leopard is the newest version
    Mac OS X
  • Built on UNIX operating system
    Users of mac rely on applications by apple such as safari or ichat
    Other applications can be bought in addition (Microsoft for Macintosh)
    Mac OS X (cont’d)
  • Improvements to mac computers change every couple years and are named after large cats
    Puma
    Jaguar
    Panther
    Tiger
    Leopard
    Snow leopard
    Newest upgrade moved OS to a 64-bit platform
    Mac Improvements
  • Linux is a free operating system for PCs, servers, and other types of computers.
    Open-source, able to manipulate the source code making Linux highly configureable
    Linux
  • Not only free of charge but allows users to develop utilities, applications, and enhancements to the operating system
    due to it being an open-source Linux has many customized versions such as Ubuntu
    There are hundreds of versions of Linux, and hundreds of thousands of unique Linux setups.
    Linux Advantages
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