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PC Operating Systems by Mind Map: PC Operating Systems
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PC Operating Systems

Google: Chromium

Pros:

Speed

Simplicity

Cons:

It is "Cloud computing based" and can be "claustrophobic"

Will run only on specifically designed hardware

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Chrome_OS

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/07/introducing-google-chrome-os.html

Windows 7

Pros:

Easy to use

Most popular

Applications and driver support

Cons:

Spywares and viruses are targeted to this plataform

Not free

Not very secure

http://blog.hafees.com/windows/windows-linux-and-mac-a-comparison/

Apple OS X

Pros:

A large number of excellent professional applications

Targeted less by viruses & spywares

Cons:

Cost of ownership is high

Not the most straightforward installation

http://blog.hafees.com/windows/windows-linux-and-mac-a-comparison/

http://lifehacker.com/5471394/five-best-netbook-operating-systems

Linux: Ubuntu

Pros

Free software and open source.

multimedia, web server, music creation.

Community Support

Cons

Unstable, many crashes

Lack of high quality professional software

Hardware not standard

http://blog.hafees.com/windows/windows-linux-and-mac-a-comparison/

OS Definition

What is an operating systems?

An Operating System is a computer program that manages theresources of a computer. It accepts keyboard or mouse inputs fromusers and displays the results of the actions and allows the user to runapplications, or communicate with other computers via networked connections.

http://cplus.about.com/od/introductiontoprogramming/g/opsystemdef.htm