Guide to Operating Systems

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Authors : Michael Palmer; Michael Walters


720 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2004, 2002

©2012 , Published


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GUIDE TO OPERATING SYSTEMS, 4E provides the theory and technical information professionals need as they work with today’s popular operating systems, such as Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX/Linuxplatforms. Topics include operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring (operating system and ha... more


Provides an in-depth survey of modern operating systems, enabling the reader to understand how they work and to compare them feature-by-feature (or topic by topic).

Includes two appendices covering operating system command-line commands and using Fedora with this book.

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New to this Edition

Expanded information on operating system features and new hardware for most operating systems.

All-new information with complete steps for installing and upgrading Windows Vista, 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Fedora Linux, and Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard ensures that everyt... more