Operating System

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  • Also know as: “OS
  • Simple Explanation: The software that manages and controls a computer’s basic functions, such as running applications and communicating with hardware.
  • Example: Windows, macOS, or Linux are operating systems that provide an interface for users to interact with their computers.
  • Advanced Explanation: The system software that acts as an intermediary between users and computer hardware, managing tasks such as memory management, file system operations, and process scheduling.
  • Additional Resources: Introduction to Operating Systems – GeeksforGeeks
  • Wikipedia Link: Operating System
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