Essays Tagged: "single user"

Where did UNIX come from and why are there different versions of UNIX?

Telephone Laboratories in 1969 and 1970, Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchiebegan to develop their own single-user, multi-tasking small operating system and they chose the name UNIX. Their initial goalwa ...

(1 pages) 125 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Operating systems are the very basis of computer software programs.

r for users to interact with the computer's hardware. An example would be MS- DOS. DOS however is a single user operating system which can only support input from one user at a time. So if more than o ... n a network is controlled by the operating system. A print server allows multiple users access to a single printer, it will also give you information on the use of the printer. All print jobs are sent ...

(9 pages) 428 2 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The four major functions of an operating system are

ems overall quality. There are many different systems that are used for managing programs. You have single tasking, in which you can run only one program application at a time. Multi-tasking in which ... y one program application at a time. Multi-tasking in which in the normal operating system allows a single user to work with more than one program at a time.Managing memoryThe second function of an op ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

How to install Linux with kickstart over NFS

guring the kickstart file, place the file on a floppy, insert the floppy and a boot disc, and run a single command. Linux then installs itself without asking any for any of the normal installation que ... on. This can be extremely useful for anyone who has to set up a large number of computers, or for a single user who reinstalls Linux often on their own computer. But, just how easy is it to set up thi ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


mputer such as computer screens and printers.Types of computersPersonal computer-aka micro computer-Single user computer that usually sits on a desktop such as laptop or notebookMidrange computer-Also ...

(8 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Impact of the Internet on Information Technology Security

rough the Internet, the following criteria must be met:•User authentication;•Implementing single user logins;•Implementing one security scheme for inside and outside the user's firewall ...

(5 pages) 55 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

History of the Operating system

ery beginning of the concept of operating system.The system was later on developed and known as the single user storage system, with this system the user had complete control over main memory and stor ...

(2 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science