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Understanding operating systems

Author: Ida M Flynn; Ann McIver McHoes
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Thomson Course Technology, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Using a two-part approach explores operating systems theory and development in the first section, and discusses the three most widely-used operating systems (MS-DOS, Windows and UNIX) in the second.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flynn, Ida M., 1942-
Understanding operating systems.
Boston, Mass. : Thomson Course Technology, ©2006
(OCoLC)649574215
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ida M Flynn; Ann McIver McHoes
ISBN: 0534423663 9780534423667
OCLC Number: 70149904
Description: 555 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. Operating Systems Theory --
1. Introducing Operating Systems --
2. Memory Management: Early Systems --
3. Memory Management: Virtual Memory --
4. Processor Management --
5. Process Management --
6. Concurrent Processes --
7. Device Management --
8. File Management --
9. Network Organization Concepts --
10. Management of Network Functions --
11. Security and Ethics --
12. System Management --
Part 2. Operating Systems in Practice --
13. MS-DOS Operating Systems --
14. Windows Operating Systems --
15. UNIX and Linux Operating Systems --
Appendices --
A: Command Translation Table --
B: Guide to Microsoft Acronyms --
C: Guide to Graphical User Interfaces --
D: ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct --
E: Innovators --
F: Timeline of Operating System Releases.
Responsibility: Ida M. Flynn, Ann McIver McHoes.
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