PC Operating Systems

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PC Operating Systems by Mind Map: PC Operating Systems

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2. Windows 7

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. Simple Installation Experience

2.1.2. You get better control of your devices

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. Boot Time takes too long

2.2.2. Applications are simple but their are no alternatives.

3. Ubuntu 10.10

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. Great boot time

3.1.2. Has great security and software updates

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. Somewhat difficult to install on a separate partition without a disc

3.2.2. Less software than Windows, but still a good amount

4. Mac OS X

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. Great boot time

4.1.2. More stable than Windows due to Apple’s tighter control over the configuration options and its UNIX base.

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. Horrible Installation Experience

4.2.2. Releases security patches in a large quantity instead of when it is avaliable.

5. Chromium OS

5.1. Pros:

5.1.1. Completely different from other OS

5.1.2. No learning curve: it's all a web browser

5.2. Cons:

5.2.1. Very early stage of development

5.2.2. Only available as source code at the moment

6. Definition: the collection of software that directs a computer's operations, controlling and scheduling the execution of other programs, and managing storage, input/output, and communication resources.