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Operating Systems (CompInfo)

Dictionary

operating system (os) : software that controls the operation of a computer and directs the processing of programs (as by assigning storage space in memory and controlling input and output functions) — Webster

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Encyclopedia

Operating system (OS) is a set of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is a vital component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs require an operating system to function. — Wikipedia

Introduction


How Operating Systems Work (How Stuff Works)

Directory

DMOZ Open Directory Project (AOL)

Search

DuckDuckGo

Preservation

History

History of Operating Systems (OS Data)
History of Operating Systems (Wikipedia)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Blog

WordPress

News

OS News, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun


Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future

Future of operating systems: simplicity (David Gelernter, Computer World)

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OS News