Operating Systems: Concepts and Terminologies
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What is an Operating System?

An Operating System is a set of programs designed internally to provide an interface to the user and an environment to work on.  The following are the basic functions of an Operating System.

·         Processor Management

·         Memory Management

·         File and IO Management

·         Peripheral Management

·         Command Interpretation

An Operating System acts as manager of resources and controls the functioning of various components of the system.  It is responsible for the proper operation of the Input Output devices in the computer system.


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