discuss the general overview of Linux opreating system

timer Asked: Jul 17th, 2015

Question Description

you will research and discuss the following questions regarding Linux operating systems:

  • What is Linux? What are some of the different distributions of Linux?
  • How are Linux systems used today?
  • Name at least three features of common file editors available in Linux. How do they compare with one another?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Linux compared with Windows operating systems?
  • What is the value of using a command line vs. a graphical interface in Linux? Give at least two specific examples of how this might benefit the user.
  • What are directory services and how are they used in a Linux environment?
  • Identify at least three common operating system functions and discuss the best Linux solutions to address the functions. Discuss how these solutions can be tailored to specific user needs. Some examples of such common operating system functions include:
    • Device management
    • Processor management
    • Storage management
    • User interface
    • Memory management
    • Creating a file system
    • Copying, deleting, moving files
    • Multitasking programs
    • Starting the computer
    • Interfacing with hardware
    • Networking


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