Exercises


1.

What are multiuser systems? Why are they successful?

2.

What is the Free Software Foundation/GNU? BSD? Mach? Which parts of the Mac OS X operating system did each provide?

3.

What is a shell? How does it work with the kernel? With the user?

4.

How can you use utility programs and a shell to create your own applications?

5.

Why is the Mac OS X filesystem referred to as hierarchical?

6.

What is the difference between a multiprocessor and a multiprocessing system?

7.

Give an example of when you would want to use a multiprocessing system.

8.

What is a utility program?

9.

What are the key terms of the GNU General Public License?




A Practical Guide to UNIX[r] for Mac OS[r] X Users
A Practical Guide to UNIX for Mac OS X Users
ISBN: 0131863339
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 234

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