Understanding Operating Systems

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Authors : Ida M. Flynn; Ann McIver McHoes


460 Pages  Hardcover 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2001, 1997

©2006 , Published


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The fourth edition of this best-selling book blends operating systems theory and practice in an appealing, well-organized way.


Presents a two-part approach that begins with operating systems theory and culminates with chapters devoted to specific operating systems including MS-DOS, Windows, Linux, and UNIX.

Imparts technical knowledge in a not-so-technical manner, allowing students to grasp the complexities of standalone a... more