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Flashcards in Operating Systems Deck (5)
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1

What is the role of an operating system?

Responsible for managing the whole computer system, hardware and software

2

What does the OS provide?

An user interface, memory management, peripheral management, multi-tasking and security

3

What does an user interfacew allow humans to do?

Communicate with the hardware in a computer

4

Does software have an user interface?

Yes

5

What are the 5 types of interface?

Form based, Menu based, Graphical, Command line and Natural language