10 Quick Facts About
July 07, 2023
An Operating System (OS) manages hardware resources and provides an environment for software to run.
Major OS types include Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android.
Modern OSs can run multiple applications simultaneously.
OSs control the system's memory, allocating space for applications and user data.
OSs use device drivers to communicate with hardware components.
OSs are responsible for system security, protecting data from unauthorized access.
Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) like Windows and macOS allow user-friendly interaction with the system.
Regular updates to OSs improve security and add new features.
Linux is open-source, allowing anyone to modify and distribute their version.
Future OSs may incorporate more AI elements to automate and personalize user experience.