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Old 04-03-2009, 07:06 PM   #1
salcas
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Linux vs. Windows (Couple Questions)


#1. Why do you think they are similar in some aspects and different in others? What problems might arise if you are writing scripts for both operating systems?

#2. Is Linux primarily a command line driven operating system or a GUI driven opertaing system? What are the different types of users on a Linux system? How do the hardware and software interact in a Linux system? What is the purpose of a shell? Select one Linux shell command and describe how to use it.

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Old 04-03-2009, 07:13 PM   #2
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Ha!

First, it's Linux...

Honestly, your post feels like a troll, but I'll bite.

They're similar because <edited>

Linux <edited>

The purpose of the shell is <edited>

The hardware and software interact <edited>

P.S.-- I see you corrected the subject from Linxus to its proper Linux name.
AtmoHawk03 (post below this one) good catch! Content removed.

Last edited by Foldarn; 04-03-2009 at 07:21 PM.
 
Old 04-03-2009, 07:15 PM   #3
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Actually, this looks a lot like a homework question. From what I understand, asking homework questions is discouraged in this forum.
 
Old 04-03-2009, 07:21 PM   #4
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LOL, yes, definitely homework. So let's point the OP to distrowatch com, more particularly to its download section.
 
Old 04-04-2009, 07:26 AM   #5
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Per the LQ Rules, please do not post homework assignments verbatim. We're happy to assist if you have specific questions or have hit a stumbling point, however. Let us know what you've already tried and what references you have used (including class notes, books, and Google searches) and we'll do our best to help. Also, keep in mind that your instructor might also be an LQ member.
 
  


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