PC Operating Systems

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PC Operating Systems by Mind Map: PC Operating Systems

1. Windows 7

1.1. Pros:

1.1.1. 1 extermely easy to use

1.1.2. 2 best for first timers.

1.2. Cons:

1.2.1. 1 won’t help you live in your limited computing resources.

1.2.2. 2 long time to load

2. Mac OS X

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. 1 make great use of disk cache, and speeds up boot signifigantly with this version. It’s always been pretty speedy, but this is a great speed increase.

2.1.2. 2 is very simple

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. 1 it will not initialize the drive itself

2.2.2. 2 has more barriers to entry for the bare installation

3. Ubuntu 10.10

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. 1 have a short, but reliable history of being a top notch Linux Operating System provider.

3.1.2. 2 Booting from the CD/DVD drive works like a charm

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. 1 options for adding the Adobe Flash player and MP3 music playback as installable options, instead of defaulted options

3.2.2. 2 we do not select to install this software at the begining, it can leave us wondering why our Music isn’t playing or Youtube isn’t working.

4. Chromium OS

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. 1 Minimal user interface

4.1.2. 2 Faster boot times

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. 1 is a lightweight

4.2.2. 2 NOT a replacement for desktop operating systems

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