9 Features of Linux Operating System

Linux is popular among open source community. That to you can install open source on Linux. These features help you to know about Linux Operating system.

1# Linux Kernel

The kernel allocates memory and CPU time, and it also controls access to disk and network hardware. In addition this pdf helps you to know Linux file system.

Embedded Operating System

Android is the embedded Linux Operating system. The others Like CentOs, Fedora, Debian. These run on Servers, Desktops and Laptops.

Android you can use in any small device. So Android is Linux Embedded OS.

2#. Licencing

The open source definition specifies that users should be able to distribute changes, but it doesn’t require that users distribute the software under the terms of the same license.


3# Multi Tasking

Linux’s multitasking is preemptive, meaning that the kernel can give CPU time to any process as it sees fit, potentially interrupting (or preempting) other processes. 

4#. Networking

If you want to enable one Linux computer to access files stored on another Linux computer’s hard disk – the best protocol is NFS.

5#. Language

Top language in which most of the Linux kernels written is C.

6#. Managing Linux Applications

You can install and run different Linux applications by using Package management system.

7#. Locate Command

The purpose of locate command is it searches a file name from all the directories.

8#. Availability

Linux servers are more popular that they available for continuous processing.

9#. Commands

  • Diff – This commands is useful to compare two files.
  • Comp – This command also you can use to compare two files.
  • Nice – This command you can use to change the priority of a given process.
  • Rmdir – You can use to remove a directory.

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