Introduction to UNIX operating system


Introduction to UNIX operating system

UNIX operating system is an open source software.It’s complete source code is available with it.One can customize it.It is portable that means it is available on a wide range of different hardware.It has hierarchical file system, device independence and multi user capabilities.To support those programs which are larger than the physical memory, it uses virtual memory and paging.It has various utility programs such as vi editor, shell (csh) and compilers.
The main reason behind it’s fast growth and vast development is that UNIX is available on high end workstations and servers.It is one of the dominating OS.

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