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What is Operating System: Exploring the Building Blocks of Computer Science

1. Introduction An operating system (OS) is a software program that manages the hardware and software resources of a computer system. The OS is responsible for managing the computer's memory, processing power, storage, and input/output devices. It also provides a user interface that allows users to interact with the computer and run applications. In this blog post, we'll explore the history of operating systems, the types of operating systems, the functions of operating systems, the components that make up an operating system, virtualization and containerization, security considerations, and the future of operating systems.

Essential Linux Commands: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

Introduction Linux is a free and open-source operating system based on Unix that is widely used in servers, supercomputers, and embedded devices. Linux provides a powerful command-line interface, which allows users to perform tasks quickly and efficiently without the need for a graphical user interface. In this tutorial, we will cover the most useful basic Linux commands with examples. Table of Content Basic Navigation Commands File Manipulation Commands Text Manipulation Commands System Management Commands Network Commands Text Editing Commands User Management Commands Miscellaneous Commands 1. Basic Navigation Commands pwd (print working directory) The pwd command is used to print the full path of the current working directory. This can be useful when you need to know the exact location of a file or directory. Syntax: pwd Example : bash Copy code $ pwd /home/user/Documents In this example, the current working directory is /home/user/Documents . ls The ls command is used to list the