The software that supports a computer’s basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.
- There are also a variety of software operating systems available for smart phones and other mobile devices.
- In fact, Linux is nowhere near the mainstream of computer desktop operating systems.
- In addition, that OS will have support for Linux guest operating systems.
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Syllabification: op·er·at·ing sys·tem
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