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1. Operating system

1.1. Definition: is software perform basic tasks, such as recognizing input from the keyboard, sending output to the display screen, keeping track of files and directories on the disk, and controlling peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers.

2. Windows 8

2.1. Pros

2.1.1. Ease of use.

2.1.2. Mainstream.

2.2. Cons

2.2.1. Expensive.

2.2.2. More prone to viruses than either OS.

3. Linux/ Ubuntu 12.10

3.1. Pros

3.1.1. Ease of remote access.

3.1.2. Faster than either OS.

3.2. Cons

3.2.1. Challenging for newcomers.

3.2.2. Lack of hardware compatibility.

4. Mac OS

4.1. Pros

4.1.1. Ease of sharing multimedia with other users.

4.1.2. Integration with portable media devices.

4.2. Cons

4.2.1. Raising risk of being prone to viruses as market share rises.

4.2.2. Lack of compatibility with most software.

5. Open Source

5.1. Definition: of or relating to or being computer software for which the source code is freely available.

6. RAM

6.1. Definition: is an acronym for random access memory, a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly; that is, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computers and other devices, such as printers.