Guide to Operating Systems

Guide to Operating Systems

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GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 4E provides the theory and technical information professionals need as they work with todaya€™s popular operating systems, such as Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linuxplatforms. Topics include operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring (operating system and hardware), file systems, security, hardware options, and storage, as well as resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Designed to be easily understood and highly practical, GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 4E is an excellent resource for training across different operating systems. GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 4E prepares readers to understand the fundamental concepts of computer operating systems. The book specifically addresses Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, SUSE Linux, Fedora Linux, Red Hat Linux, and Mac OS X (Panther, Tiger, Leopard, and Snow Leopard), and provides information on all network operating subjects. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.4 Figure 4-6 illustrates a Windows 7 system that has multiple partitions (FAT32, NTFS, and CD-ROM File System or ... Floppy disks and other low-capacity media do not support partitioning because there simply is not enough room on these lowcapacity disks to make partitioning practical. ... known as the boot block in UNIX/Linux and Mac OS X, or the Master Boot Record (MBR) in MS-DOS and Windows.

Title:Guide to Operating Systems
Author:Michael Palmer, Michael Walters
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-06-28


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