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    Linux Linux Presentation Transcript

    • Operating System: LinuxBy: Victoria Lin and Rebecca Reimbolt
    • • Like Windows, Mac OS, UNIX• Runs primarily on PC• Operating System
    • • Task scheduler• Memory manager• Disk managerWhat Does an OperatingSystem Do?
    • • Network manager• Input/output manager• Security managerWhat Does OperatingSystem Do? cont.
    • • 1991• Linus Torvalds• Made available for freeHow was it created?
    • • Programmers can add• Allows enhancement• Software developers• Growing audienceWhat is the attraction?
    • • Experimenting with operating systems • Control over operating systems • Dislike MicrosoftWho uses Linux?
    • • Many available for Linux• Wine projectApplications
    • • Free• Develop/enhance• Customizable versions• General public license (GPL)Windows vs. Linux
    • • Pros: • Experimentation • Constantly improving • Hands-on• Cons: • Complex • Difficult for average userPros and Cons
    • • Freeware• Cheap hardware• Adoptable• Less control over businesses• Free/open sourceUnix-like
    • • Fast growing• Adopted by many users around worldMarket Growth
    • • Embedded systems/Mobile devices• Supercomputers• NetbooksLinux Adoption
    • • Allows users to interact with images• Common for embedded systemsGraphical User Interface
    • • Supports various programming languages • ADA • C • C++ • Java • FortranProgramming on Linux
    • • Specific user group• General• Highly specialized• Commercial/Non commercial• BusinessTypes and Trends
    • • Distributed through packages• Examples • Gentoo • Arch Linux • DebianLinux Distribution
    • • Gnome and KDE Plasma DesktopDesktop Linux
    • • SCO-Linux • License agreements• GNU-LinuxControversies
    • • Linuxquestions.org• Linux user groupsCommunities