Basics of linux operating system

Now a days linux is getting popularity among many corporate sector and mobiles over microsoft because of its tight security system and multi-user and multi-tasking interface. Here in this article I am going to describe completely about Linux world step by step:

linux an operating system which is not only a free operating system but lots of more…

WHAT IS LINUX ?

Linux is a kernel in short; it is a free operating system which is used
by lots of users all over the world. It is a multi-tasking and multi-user
operating system.

Now lets us proceed step by step to explore and to reach to the

LINUX IMAGE, LINUX KERNEL, LINUS TORVALDS

LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM LOGO

A BRIEF HISTORY OF LINUX-

Linus Torvalds introduces Linux in 1991. Linux is developed keeping UNIX as reference
model. We can consider Linux as another UNIX version. Mr. Linus has made the source code of the
Linux kernel explores among the world of education and to develop and change over the internet.
Linux is an open development model. It accepts modification to the kernel core. The core of the Linux is
kernel which controls the resources of the computer and allots this resource to the users and for
different tasks. In simple words kernel allows the user to interact with the hardware.as we cannot
directly access kernel, rather we need an interface to connect to kernel called “SHELL”…

UNIX SHELL

BOURNE SHELL: – original UNIX shell written by Steven Bourne at AT & T laboratory. This is the default
shell for Linux.

C SHELL: – written by bill joy at UC Berkeley.

KORN SHELL (K SHELL) :- written by DAVID KORN at AT & T lab.

X- WINDOWS SYSTEM

The x windows system for x11 is the foundation for GUI (Graphical User Interface) on Linux. The x
server works with graphics hardware (VGA) and the applications requires graphic display is an x client.
Linux provides two desktop environments.

1:- GNOME

2:-KDE

By default Linux has configured 6 virtual console and 1 x console. We can move to any virtual console
by typing ctrl + alt +Fx, where x stands for 1 to 6 and F1 is the x console.

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