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Using Operating Systems - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll review a handful of lessons that examine the use of operating systems. As you progress through the chapter, you'll learn about the differences between network and mobile operating systems, as well as different types of software licenses. You can check your understanding of the concepts you study by taking the accompanying lesson quizzes and chapter exam. The chapter is available any time of day or night, and you can use any computer or mobile device to access these resources. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Evaluate the components of network operating systems, including Windows and Novell Net Ware
- Compare types of mobile operating systems
- Differentiate between proprietary, free and open-source software licenses
1. Network Operating Systems (NOS): Windows & Novell Net Ware
Every computer needs an operating system, and networks require their own operating systems. Learn about the specialized functions of network operating systems.
2. What is a Mobile Operating System? - Features & Types
Are you Team iOS or Team Android? In this lesson, we'll explain the basic of mobile operating systems, break down the most popular types and take a look at a few of their most important features.
3. Software Licensing: Proprietary and Free and Open-Source Licenses
All software applications require a software license that describes how software can be used and distributed. Learn about the differences in licensing between proprietary and free and open source software.
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