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

Operating System Definition

Software designed to control the hardware of a specific data-processing system in order to allow users and application programs to make use of it.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/operating+system

Windows7

Pros

Most popular operating system, Everyone uses it.

Easy to use, thats what we learn in school.

More applications

Cons

Not free, limite usage.

Not stable, BSOD

Does not have good applications

most spywares and viruses are targeted to this platform.

Mac OS X

Pros

Applications – A large number of excellent professional applications are available in this platform. preferred by designers and other professionals.

Easy installation of applications

Targeted less by viruses & spywares

Cons

It is proprietary.

Expensive

Must pay for new hardware.

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

Linux Ubunto

Pros

Free software and open source.

multimedia, web server, music creation.

Frequent Updates

Community Support

Cons

Unstable, many crashes

Hardware not standard

Lack of high quality professional software

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

Google Chromium

Chromium OS is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

http://dev.chromium.org/chromium-os