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Lets Learn the Operating System in details : Includes all the OS till now.

The Tech Platform presents Talks with Shubham Dumbre speaking on the topic "OPERATING SYSTEM".

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An operating system is a program that acts as an interface between the user and the computer hardware that controls the execution of all kinds of programs.

Memory Management, Processor Management, Device Management, File Management, Security, Control over system performance, Job accounting, Error detecting aids, Coordination between other software and users, etc. are some key functions of an Operating System.

Batch Operating System, Multitasking/Time Sharing OS, Multiprocessing OS, Real Time OS, Distributed OS, Network OS, Mobile OS are the popular types of Operating Systems.

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is the most popular and familiar operating system. From Windows 95, all the way to the Windows 10, it has been the go-to operating software that is fueling the computing systems worldwide.

  • It is user-friendly, and starts up & resumes operations fast. The latest versions have more built-in security to keep you and your data safe. Best for Apps, Browsing, Personal Use, Gaming, etc. Price: $119 – $199$ (Pro).

  • OS Versions: Windows 10 (Latest), Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, etc.

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Ubuntu is a Linux based OS that comes with everything that you are looking for in an operating system. It is perfect for organizations, schools, and home use.

  • It is free to download, use, and share and that alone should be worth checking this app out. It is backed by Canonical which is a global software company.

  • Best for Open Source Downloading, Running Apps, Browsers, and Gaming. Price: Free

  • OS Versions: Ubuntu 20.10 (Latest), Ubuntu 18.04.5, etc

Apple Mac OS

The Mac OS has been the staple of almost all Apple devices. It has evolved with time to include the features that first and foremost define innovation.

  • MAC operating systems have been completely free with the occasional free upgrade by its developers. For Apple users, there is no other option except the MAC OS.

  • Best for Apple-exclusive Apps, Dynamic Desktop, etc. Price: Free with Apple Devices.

  • OS Versions: macOS 11 (Latest), macOS X, etc.

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Chrome OS

Chrome OS is another Linux-kernel based operating software that is designed by Google.

  • It is good for multi-media, Linux and Android applications.

  • As it is derived from the free chromium OS, it uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. This OS primarily supports web applications.

  • Best for a Web application. Price: Free.

  • OS Versions: 89.0.4 (Latest), 87.0.4, etc.

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Android OS

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software.

  • It is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

  • Best for a Web application, Gaming, Productivity, etc. Price: Free.

  • OS Versions: Android 11 (Latest), Pie, Oreo, etc.

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Apple IOS

iOS is Apple’s mobile operating system that runs the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices.

  • iOS utilizes a multi-touch interface where simple features and functionalities are used to operate the device by swiping the fingers across the screen to move pages or pinching the fingers to zoom out images.

  • Best for Apple-exclusive Apps, iPads, iPhones. Price: Free with Apple Devices.

  • OS Versions: iOS 14 (Latest), iOS 13, iOS 12, etc.

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Fedora OS

Fedora is another Linux based system which gives Ubuntu’s open-source features a run for the money. It is reliable, user-friendly and makes for a powerful operating system for any laptop and desktop computer.

  • Fedora is the Operating system that is for casual users and caters to students, hobbyists, and professionals working in corporate environments.

  • Best for Open Source Development, Corporate Use, etc Price: Free

  • OS Versions: Fedora 33 (Latest), Fedora 32, etc.

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Solaris OS

Solaris is a UNIX based operating system. It was renamed as Oracle Solaris after Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems.

  • It is known for its scalability and several other features that made it possible such as Dtrace, ZFS and Time Slider.

  • Best for Large workload processing, managing multiple databases, etc. Price: Free

  • OS Versions: Oracle Solaris 11 (Latest), Solaris 10, etc.

Other Operating Systems


Linux is most popular platforms ,Android, powdered by the Linux operating System. linux is the Family of the Open-source Unix-like Operating System based on Linux Kernel, an Operating System kernel first released on September 17, 1981 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is packaged in Linux Distribution.

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OxygenOS is an Android-based OS developed by Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus exclusively for their smartphones. OxygenOS was developed for their overseas market. There is also another version of the OS designed specifically for the Chinese market called HydrogenOS

Besides user-interface, OxygenOS also has several hidden features that could increase your productivity. If you’re a OnePlus user, these OxygenOS features could prove highly beneficial to you

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Deepin is a Linux distribution based on Debian's stable branch. It features DDE, the Deepin Desktop Environment, built on Qt and available for various distributions like Arch Linux, Fedora, Manjaro and Ubuntu. As of version 15.10 it also uses dde-kwin, a set of patches for KDE Plasma's window manager. In 2019, Huawei started to ship Linux laptops pre-installed with deepin. Deepin's userbase is predominately Chinese, though it is in most prominent Linux distributions' repositories as an alternative desktop environment. It is developed in Wuhan, China by Wuhan Deepin Technology, as of 1 January 2020, a wholly owned subsidiary of UnionTech

Parrot OS:

Parrot is a worldwide community of developers and security specialists that work together to build a shared framework of tools to make their job easier, standardized and more reliable and secure.

Parrot OS, the flagship product of Parrot Security is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian and designed with Security and Privacy in mind. It includes a full portable laboratory for all kinds of cyber security operations, from pentesting to digital forensics and reverse engineering, but it also includes everything needed to develop your own software or keep your data secure.

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Debian is a Linux distribution composed of free and open-source software, developed by the community-supported Debian Project, which was established by Ian Murdock on August 16, 1993. The first version of Debian (0.01) was released on September 15, 1993, and its first stable version (1.1) was released on June 17, 1996. The Debian Stable branch is the most popular edition for personal computers and servers. Debian is also the basis for many other distributions, most notably Ubuntu.

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RISC OS is a computer operating system originally designed by Acorn Computers Ltd in Cambridge, England. First released in 1987, it was designed to run on the ARM chipset, which Acorn had designed concurrently for use in its new line of Archimedes personal computers. RISC OS takes its name from the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) architecture it supports.

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Kali Linix:

Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution that comes with a plethora of pre-installed tools to help with information security tasks like ethical hacking.

Kali Linux is a specially designed OS for network analysts, Penetration testers, or in simple words, it is for those who work under the umbrella of cybersecurity and analysis. The official website of Kali Linux is It gained its popularity when it was practically used in Mr. Robot Series. It was not designed for general purposes, it is supposed to be used by professionals or by those who know how to operate Linux/Kali. To know how to install Kali Linux check its official documentation.

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Microsoft Lumia (previously the Nokia Lumia Series) is a discontinued line of mobile devices that was originally designed and marketed by Nokia and later by Microsoft Mobile. Introduced in November 2011, the line was the result of a long-term partnership between Nokia and Microsoft—as such, Lumia smartphones run on Microsoft software, the Windows Phone operating system; and later the newer Windows 10 Mobile. The Lumia name is derived from the partitive plural form of the Finnish word lumi, meaning "snow"


Symbian OS was the most widely-used smartphone operating system in the world until 2010, when it was overtaken by Android. Development of Symbian OS was discontinued in May 2014.

Symbian OS began as an operating system called EPOC, which was developed in the 1980s by a company named Psion. In 1998, in a joint venture with telephone manufacturers Nokia, Ericsson, and Motorola, Psion became Symbian, Ltd., and EPOC became Symbian OS.

In 2008, Nokia acquired Symbian, and the majority of Symbian OS's source code was released under an open source license. At the time, it was one of the largest open-source code bases ever released to the public.

As of 2014, developers are no longer able to publish new Symbian applications, but existing applications are still available for download.

Blackberry Official OS:

BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system designed specifically for Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry OS runs on Blackberry variant phones like the BlackBerry Bold, Curve, Pearl and Storm series.

The BlackBerry OS is designed for smartphone environments and is best known for its robust support for push Internet email. This push email functionality is carried out through the dedicated BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), which has versions for Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino and Novell Groupwise.


CentOS is a discontinued Linux distribution that provides a free and open-source community-supported computing platform, functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). In January 2014, CentOS announced the official joining with Red Hat while staying independent from RHEL, under a new CentOS governing board.

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