This book is an introduction to Operating Systems, presenting concepts, structures and mechanisms specific to general organization and functionality of an operating system.
In particular, there are presented concepts specific to Unix and Windows. Here are presented the general characteristics of Unix and Windows operating systems, file system considerations, files and directories related commands, text editors, shell types and one chapter dedicated to the X-Windows graphical system. The main objective of the book is the one to make a thorough introduction to the operating systems’ world in general and to Unix and Windows in particular, including up-to-date materials on these relevant operating systems.
The book is intended to address to the students which are taking classes in Operating Systems; the useful examples presented in the book are a great source of inspiration for them.