Operating System

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Operating System
1 what is an operating system?
1.1 An operating system is software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
2 it's purpose?
2.1 The operating system is an essential component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs usually require an operating system to function
3 3 most common operating systems
3.1 Android is a "mobile" operating system maintained by the Open Handset Alliance, a group of companies and organizations that contribute to the system's development under the management of Google Inc.
3.2 IOS is Apple's mobile operating system. It runs on the company's iPod, iPhone and iPad devices. Like Mac OS X, it can only be used on Apple's mobile devices.
3.3 Windows is an operating system owned and operated by Microsoft. It differs from open source systems in that only Microsoft has the ability to make changes to the code.
4 5 function of an operating system
4.1 5 functions of OS: -performs basic tasks such as controlling and allocating memory -prioritizing system requests -controlling input and output devices -facilitating computer networking -managing files.
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