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JoAnna Hernandez Operating Systems by Mind Map: JoAnna Hernandez Operating Systems

1. define: Operating System

2. PC Operating Systems

2.1. Ubuntu

2.1.1. Pros: 1 Security Updates are made available as they become available to the rest of the world.

2.1.2. Cons: 1 2

2.1.3. Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and is distributed as free and open source software with additional proprietary software available. It is named after the Southern African ethical principle Ubuntu ("humanity towards others"). Ubuntu provides an up-to-date, stable operating system for the average user, with a strong focus on usability and ease of installation. Web statistics suggest that Ubuntu's share of Linux desktop usage is about 50%, and upward trending usage as a web server. Ubuntu is sponsored by the UK-based company Canonical Ltd.


2.2. Windows 7

2.2.1. Pros: 1 2

2.2.2. Cons: It still taking a long time to load 34.7 seconds. The mouse dragging from the bottom left, to the top right far to often. There isn’t much streamlining involved in application use.

2.3. Mac OS X

2.3.1. Pros: 1 Easy to add and remove software. Just drag the application where you want it, and your good to go!

2.3.2. Cons: Installer fails, if the hard drive is blank, it will not initialize the drive itself. 2

3. Sources 2011


4. define: Open Source

5. Smartphone Operating Systems

5.1. iOS

5.1.1. Pros: 1 2

5.1.2. Cons: 1 2

5.2. Android

5.2.1. Pros: 1 2

5.2.2. Cons: 1 2

5.3. RIM

5.3.1. Pros: 1 2

5.3.2. Cons: 1 2

5.4. Symbian

5.4.1. Pros: 1 2

5.4.2. Cons: 1 2