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operating system

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16-bit application
32-bit application
386BSD
386SPART.PAR
Accounting File
Active Directory
actor
address space
Advanced Interactive eXecutive
AEGIS
AIDX
alert
alias
Allegro
Amoeba
Andrew File System
Angel
application program
ArchBSD
Architecture Neutral Distribution Format
archive
Artemis microkernel
asynchronous
A/UX
background
backup
backup rotation
Bad command or file name
bang path
Basic Input/Output System
Basic Operating System
Basic Programming Support
batch file
BeOS
Berkeley Software Distribution
block
blow away
Blue Box
Blue Screen of Life
bomb
boot block
boot disk
bootstrap
bootstrap loader
BOS
Broadway
BS2000
BSD/OS
button
CAE
capability
cd
chain
child process
Chorus
chroot
CLI
clipboard
cold boot
command
Command Control Processor
command interpreter
command line interface
Communications Server
Compatible Timesharing System
CONFIG.SYS
context-sensitive menu
context switch
Control Program
Control Program for Microcomputers
Convergent Technologies Operating System
cookie file
cooperative multitasking
cron
C shell
.cshrc
CTOS
daemon
Darwin
Dataless Management Services
dataless management utility
data set
data set organization
Debian
Debian GNU/Hurd
delete
demon
descriptor
Desktop Management Interface
device driver
differential backup
Disk Operating System
disk operating system
Distributed Network Operating System
DNIX
DOS
DOS/360
dot file
double-click
driver
DTSS
dual boot
dump
earliest deadline first
Edinburgh Multi Access System
Enhanced Directory Service
EntireX
environment variable
epoch
ERGO-Shell
es
exec
EXEC 2
EXEC 8
executable
executable content
Execute Channel Program
execution
executive
Extended System Configuration Data
Extensible Shell
fatal error
fatal exception
fat binary
FCB
FDISK
Fedora
file control block
file descriptor
file system
Finder
flat file
folder
fork
Fredette's Operating System Interface Language
FreeBSD
fsck
FTX
GCOS
GEM
GEORGE 3
getty
gid
GNU Network Object Model Environment
GNUStep
Grandfather, Father, Son
Graphical User Interface
Grim File Reaper
group identifier
guru meditation
HAL
handle
hard boot
Hardware Abstraction Layer
HCF
here document
Hewlett Packard Multi Processing Executive
history
Host Command Facility
Houston Automatic Spooling Program
HP-SUX
HP-UX
Hungry ViewKit
Hurd
identifier
IFS
incremental backup
Initial Microprogram Load
Initial Program Load
Initial Program Loader
input/output
input/output redirection
installable file system
installer
Interactive System Productivity Facility
internal field separators
Inter-process Communication
Intrinsics
Intuition
IRIX
JES2
JES3
job
Job Control Language
Job Entry System
journalling
kernel
Lan Manager
light-weight process
lilo
Linux
Linux Loader
Lisp Machine
List Enhanced
load balancing
Local Shared Resources
look and feel
LSR
Macintosh Operating System
Macintosh user interface
MacMinix
menu
menu bar
microkernel
Microsloth Windows
Microsoft Windows
MINIX
MiNT
Missed'em-five
mouse droppings
mouse trails
MPC
MS-DOS
MTOS
Multics
Multiple Virtual Storage
Multipop-68
Multi-tasking Program for Microcomputers
MultiTOS
mutual exclusion
named pipe
NetBSD
Netware Input/Output Subsystem
Network File System
Network Operating System
network operating system
NEXTSTEP
Novell DOS
Novell NetWare
NSFIP
NSS
Object Linking and Embedding
OpenBSD
Open Desktop
OpenDoc
Open Look
OpenStep
Open System Architecture
OpenWindows
operating system
Operating System/360
Operating System/Multiprogramming of Fixed Tasks
orphan process
OS
OS/390
OS-9
OS/MVT
OS/VS2
page
paging
panic
Parallel Sysplex
parent process
passphrase
path
Phoenix
pipe
.plan
Plan 9
plan file
pointer
port
portability
Portable Operating System Interface
PowerOpen Environment
pre-emptive multitasking
priority scheduling
process
process identifier
process table
PROM monitor
pull-down list
pull-down menu
QDOS
QNX
RAM disk
rare mode
raw mode
real operating system
Realtime Disk Operating System
Real-Time Operating System
reboot
Record Management Services
Red Hat
redirection
regular expression
Remote Job Entry
Rhapsody
RISCiX
RISC OS
root
RPM
RSTS/E
RT-11
RTS
run-time environment
run-time library
sacadm
safe mode
same-day service
sandbox
SCANDISK
scratch disk
scrollable list
ScumOS
Secure Shell
semaphore
sh
shadow ram
shebang
shell
shell script
shell variable
signal
Simultaneous Peripheral Operation On-Line
slack
slackware
sleep
SMS
snap
snap dump
soft boot
Solaris
Sonata
spawn
SPOOL
spool
spooler
Sprite
ssh
standard input/output
Steve's Shell
sticky bit
stream
STREAMS
su
SunOS
SVC
swap
swap file
swap space
synchronous
SYSKEY
Sysplex
System 7.5
System Account Manager
system call
System Management Server
system software
Tape Operating System
TCB
tee
Tempo
termcap
Terminal Oriented Real Time Operating System
Terminal Productivity eXecutive
T.H.E
time-sharing
Time Sharing Option
time slice
toolbar
TOS
Transaction Processing Facility
Transient Program Area
TRUENAME
tunafish
TWENEX
.twmrc
TYMCOM-X
type-ahead
TZ
Ultrix
uninstaller
universal thunk
Unix
Unixism
Unix manual page
UnixWare
UN*X
user identifier
user name
Valencia Simple Tasker
vector
Version 7
VFAT
Virtual Device Driver
Virtual Machine
Virtual Machine/Conversational Monitor System
Virtual Machine Environment
Virtual Memory System
Virtual Storage Extended
VME
VOS
VSTa
VxWorks
WabiServer
warm boot
WebObjects
wild card
WIMP
Win32s
window manager
Windows
Windows 1
Windows 2
Windows 2000
Windows 3.0
Windows 3.1
Windows 3.11
Windows/386
Windows 94
Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows 9X
Windows Application Binary Interface
Windows CE
Windows for Workgroups
Windows Millennium Edition
Windows NT
Windows NT 3.1
Windows NT 3.5
Windows NT 4
Windows XP
workflow
X11R6
XENIX
XFree86 Project, Inc.
X server
xterm
X Window System
Yellow Box
zombie
zombie process
 


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