What is an operating system?Types of Operating system

What is an operating system? Types of Operating system.


What is an operating system

Types of Operating Systems

Examples of operating system


What is an operating System:

Many people things “what is an operating system”The operating system (OS) is system software that helps to interacts with computer hardware and software(end-user). First of all the operating system are installs on the computer to start computer working.

Much other software are also installed with the operating system. System software loads the memory into a computer as the start. Before open the desktop operation system performs some action. The operating system checks all the components of computer. On the basis of the working operating system has many types as given below.


what is an operating system


Types of Operating Systems

Real-Time Operating system:
It is installed for robots, cars, and modems, etc.

Single-task operating system:

This operating system is installed for a single device such as phones.

  • Windows XP
  • Mac operating system X

Single-user Operating system:

Such a type of operating system that is used to install for a personal computer.

  • Windows 8.1
  • Mac OS X
  • Ubuntu

Multi-user operating system:
Use to share resources over a network such as Server operating systems.

  • Windows 10
  • Ubuntu
  • Mac OS X

Network operating system:
It is also used for a network to share files, printers that are set up in a network.

  • Ubuntu Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise
  • Windows Server

Web or Internet Operating system:
This operating system is used to run each and everything on the browser.

  • Club Linux
  • Remix OS
  • Chrome OS

Learn about the ‘Unix OS‘ which is the base of many operating systems such as Linux, Debian &, etc.


Mobile Operating system:
This type of operating is used to run all the things relates to a mobile phone, tablets, etc.

  • Android operating system
  • Windows Phone operating system
  • iPhone operating system


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