Basics of Linux:
Linux is a multitask and multiuser operating system. Now, a little explanation of this terminology.
An operating system is a collection of programs that run in a computer so that a person can easily access the hardware and all resources of the computers. The operating system is the big program that makes your computer life easy.
A multitask operating system is capable of doing several tasks at the same time.
A multiuser operating sytem has a concept of “userquot;, a way to identify the person that is using the system, and can allow different users to perform different taks in the computer, and protect one user’s tasks from interfering with another user’s programs.
There are a few other terms that will help you to understand the rest of the this manual:
- shell: this is a program in the system that allows you to give…
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