Piyush Sakshamwason, Shubham Kumar, Rathi
An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is an essential component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs usually require an operating system to function. Linux is a UNIX-base operating system. Its original creator was a Finnish student name Linus Torvalds , although being 'open source' it has change a great deal since its original conception.
more » ... iginal conception. It belongs to nobody, and is free to download and use. Any changes to it are open for all to adopt, and as a result it has developed into a very powerful OS that is rapidly gaining in popularity worldwide, particularly among those seeking an alternative to Windows.