Essay about Different Types Of Operating Systems

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An operating system, a software that is used to control computer functions and applications, changed how we use computers today. There are many different types of operating systems that were big in the 90’s. Some of these operating systems are Windows 95, Windows 98, Linux, Mac OS, and OS/2. Each of them are unique in their own way, whether it is the language that they are written in or what their kernel type is. Operating systems could have other differences as well, including what platforms they support, and their type of licensing, and also if it had a graphical user interface implemented in it or not.
These operating systems have specific uses that they were primarily used for. Including everyday use, business use, server use, and developer use. Most of them being used in the business field as well as the home use. Most people did not have personal computers until the 90’s, but still then many people did not have them either because they were so expensive for people to afford. The 90’s was when the majority of operating system had graphical user interfaces implemented in them. This making it much easier for people who were not so tech savvy to use a computer. Linux was a great operating system that was created by Linus Torvalds. When Linux was being created Linus Torvalds said:
I 'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won 't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since April, and is starting to get ready. I 'd like…

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