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Sigma KEE - OperatingSystem
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OS
The master control program that runs the computer. It is the first program loaded when the computer is turned on, and its main part, called the kernel, resides in memory at all times. It may be developed by the vendor of the computer it's running in or by a third party.
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Parents software system This is the class of mutually supportive groups of instances of ComputerProgram for a single general purpose. For example, a database management system is a collection of many instances of ComputerProgram that work together to store, retrieve, modify, and delete data.
Children Mac OS
 berkeley software distributionBerkeley Software Distribution (UNIX), a version of Unix distributed by the University of California at Berkeley. Widely used as a standard for early versions of Unix and Unix software libraries.
 MacOSA Class, the subclasses of which are the different types of the OperatingSystems developed by Apple Computer to run its Macintosh line of Computers.
 MicrosoftWindowsA Class, the subclasses of which are the different types of the related OperatingSystems developed by Microsoft Corporation to run Computers.
 PhoneOS
 solarisThe class of all instances of Solaris , a unix-based operating system for Sun SPARC computers. It includes the Open Look and Motif graphical user interfaces, OpenWindows (the Sun version of X Windows), DOS and Windows Emulation, and ONC networking.
 SymbianOSA Class, the subclasses of which are the different types of OperatingSystems developed by Symbian, Ltd., to run a variety of mobile devices such as MobileCellPhones.
 WindowsOS


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