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IntroductionAn operating system is defined as a program that allows the user to interact with the computer which includes the software and hardware There is basically two main ways if doing this One is using a command line operating system like UNIX or Linux and the second way is using in a graphical interface like Windows Both operating systems have their advantages and disadvantages Its up to the user to indentify which one benefits their computer needs The best way to understand which one is best for you to understand how each works and which one fits the intentions that it is intended for History UNIX is a very old operating system has been used for about the last 30 years It originated in 1960 but did have such a strong stick because it wasnt as efficient as it was intended for However it was not stopped there and finally was made into what they finally wanted It has evolved into the predominant enterprise operating system providing a reliable and stable multitasking multiprocessing and multiuser environmentBurnett Gunter Gunter 2000 Its main popularity was the portability was ready for user to get fat access to it on their computer It was the 1980s when competition began with Windows Windows was a competitor due to the fact of power of micro-computers with Intel compatible processors and at the time windows was the only operating system for those types of processors Microsoft became over powering due to their marketing and users not having the knowledge about UNIX Windows was already installed on their PCs that they purchased so to their knowledge that was the only operating system Thats why its extremely important to understand both to make a knowledgeable decision of which best fit your computer needs for your home and or business Advantages of UNIXUNIX has many advantages and fits different app solution UINX is more flexible and can be installed on many different types
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