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Re: PC/OS: Insert CD, use desktop

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on December 07, 2008 11:11 AM

What you see on that screenshot, is not an OS.

Operating System is "under" *all* the software what you run on your machine. On Linux distributions, the OS is the monolith kernel, in official name a Linux kernel.

What you see on the screenshot is just a desktop environment with wallpaper and application icons and applications itself. None of those are part of OS.

All the Linux-distributions use same OS, the Linux. And if you change Linux to other monolith kernel, you get other OS. Or you can change Linux to other OS what can be based to microkernel structure.


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