Introduction to Linux/Unix-I

Introduction to Linux/Unix-I

Here we will see what these basic terms of Linux/Unix mean to us


Multi-user operating systems allow multiple users to
utilise the computer and run programs at the same time. All
are multi-user systems, but most batch processing systems for
mainframes were too, to avoid leaving the expensive CPU idle while it
waited for I/O operations to complete.

The most obvious example is a Unix server where multiple
remote users have access (via
Telnet) to the Unix shell prompt at
the same time.


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