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Operating System Software

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  • 1. OPERATING SYSTEM SOFTWARE By: Reese Daniel, Jason Lee, Jonathan Zak
  • 2. Operating System Software Basic Definition  The software on a computer that manages all the activity that occurs.  Supplies user with a graphical interface with which to interact with the computer.
  • 3. Examples  Two main foundations:  DOS (Windows)  Unix (Linux and Mac OS X) Sources: stocklogos.com wikipedia.org apple.com
  • 4. History of Windows  1975- Bill Gates and Paul Allen (co- founders of Microsoft) team up to create a partnership called Microsoft.  1980- Steve Ballamer joins. IBM proposes they create an operating system for IBM PCs. Microsoft creates “Ms-DOS”.  Fun Fact: Ms-DOS stands for Microsoft Disk Operating System.
  • 5. History of Windows  1981- IBM PCs with Ms-DOS released to public.  1982-1985- Microsoft works on Interface Manager. Chooses name Windows instead due to ‘boxes’ or ‘windows’.  1983- Windows is announced.  1987- Upgraded version of Windows: Windows 2.0. * *Source: toastytech.com
  • 6. History of Windows  1990- Microsoft releases Windows 3.0 and 3.1 two years later. Upgraded graphics performance and icons. 10 million combined copies sold.  1993- Windows NT released.  1995- Windows 95: email, internet, games and software. Sells 5 million in 5 weeks.  1998-2000– Windows 98, Windows 2000, and Windows ME released. Speed/graphics.
  • 7. History of Windows  2001- Windows XP released.  2006- Windows Vista released: stronger security.  2012- Windows 8 most modern version. Windows 8. Source: pcadvisor.co.uk
  • 8. Mac OS Overview  Created by Apple, based on Unix.  Runs on Apple Macintosh computers only.  GUI similar to Windows, but there are some differences.  Known for being named after cats.
  • 9. History of Mac OS “System Software” 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1991 System 1 System 2 System 3 System 4 System 6 System 7 - First OS to use GUI instead of a command line. - First OS to have treed- directories. - Too large to fit on floppy disk. - Drag and drop. System 2.0 desktop and file system. Image source: businessinsider.com
  • 10. History of Mac OS “Mac OS” 1997 1999 Mac OS 8 Mac OS 9 - First OS to use “Mac OS” name. 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009 Mac OS X Puma (10.1) Jaguar (10.2) Panther (10.3) Tiger (10.4) Leopard (10.5) Snow Leopard (10.6) - Cheetah - New, modern look. - Dock. - Speed. - Drivers. - Known by codename. - Faster. - New graphics. -Time Machine. Mac OS X. Source: thenextweb.com
  • 11. History of Mac OS Today and Tomorrow 2011 2012 Fall 2013 What’s Next Lion (10.7) Mountai n Lion (10.8) Mavericks (10.9) - OS 11 - No CD. -AutoSave/ Versions - iCloud. - New name. - Performance/ battery life. - OS 10.10 - Something completely different? < Mac OS X Mavericks. Source: pcmag.com iCloud. > Source: apple.com
  • 12. History of Linux  Began in 1991 by computer science student Linus Torvalds.  Linux has become a free, open source, worldwide operating system.  Linux competes to become one of the best operating systems.  Companies take advantage of Linux’s security and cheap licensing costs.
  • 13. History of Linux  1985- Free Software Foundation established.  September 1991- Linux version 0.01 is created and put on the Internet.  October 1992- First version of Linux. 10MB of space on disk was recommended.  1993- Version 1.0 of Slackware is released.
  • 14. History of Linux  March 1994- Linux Kernel 1.0 released. First issue of Linux Journal published. V1.0 of Suse Linux released. First version of Red Hat Linux. Caldera Linux distributor is founded.  1998- The Open Source Initiative is founded. Google search runs Linux. Penguin Computing the first hardware company to only produce Linux systems.  1999- Linux kernel v.2.2 is released.
  • 15. History of Linux  2004- First version of Ubuntu Linux is released. ^ Source: linux.org < Source: ubuntu.com
  • 16. Quiz Time!
  • 17. Quiz Time! 1) Who were the two founders of Microsoft? A) Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak B) Bill Gates and Paul Allen C) Bill Gates and Linus Torvalds
  • 18. Quiz Time! 1) Who were the two founders of Microsoft? A) Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak B) Bill Gates and Paul Allen C) Bill Gates and Linus Torvalds
  • 19. Quiz Time! 2) What does MS-DOS stand for? A) Microsoft Dull Operating System B) Microsoft Directory Operating System C) Microsoft Disk Operating System
  • 20. Quiz Time! 2) What does MS-DOS stand for? A) Microsoft Dull Operating System B) Microsoft Directory Operating System C) Microsoft Disk Operating System
  • 21. Quiz Time! 3) Which company created Mac OS? A) Microsoft B) Apple C) System Software
  • 22. Quiz Time! 3) Which company created Mac OS? A) Microsoft B) Apple C) System Software
  • 23. Quiz Time! 4) Mac OS X versions are known for being named after...? A) Cats B) Zoo animals C) Sports teams
  • 24. Quiz Time! 4) Mac OS X versions are known for being named after...? A) Cats B) Zoo animals C) Sports teams
  • 25. Quiz Time! 5) What was the main objective of creating Linux? A) Make as much money as possible B) Make a secure operating system C) Make a budget-free operating system.
  • 26. Quiz Time! 5) What was the main objective of creating Linux? A) Make as much money as possible B) Make a secure operating system C) Make a budget-free operating system.
  • 27. Quiz Time! 6) When was the first release of the Linux operating system? A) September 1991 B) June 2012 C) March 2000
  • 28. Quiz Time! 6) When was the first release of the Linux operating system? A) September 1991 B) June 2012 C) March 2000
  • 29. Conclusion  It’s what you see: GUI.  It’s what you don’t see: manager of all the activity behind the scenes.  Different versions, distributions, and ‘brands’ of operating systems.
  • 30. Thank you for your time!
  • 31. Bibliography Microsoft research: “A History of Windows Highlights from the First 25 Years” http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows/history Mac OS research: “The Evolution of Mac OS, From 1984 to Mountain Lion” http://mashable.com/2012/02/17/mac-os-timeline/ “Apple OS History” http://www.computerhope.com/history/macos.htm “Apple Mac OS X: a history in pictures” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/8635180/Apple-Mac- OS-X-a-history-in-pictures.html Linux research: “Linux History and Resources” http://jobsearchtech.about.com/od/techcareersskills/p/Linux.htm “What Is Linux: An Overview of the Linux Operating System” http://www.linux.com/learn/new-user-guides/376-linux-is- everywhere-an-overview-of-the-linux-operating-system “Linux Timeline” http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9065