Operating Systems 101: Features, Processes, UI, and Management
The IT Fundamentals+ exam targets three different operating systems: Windows, macOS, and Linux. They differ in almost every way: from preferred file systems and features to interfaces, and from setting permissions to updating drivers. This chapter covers CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Applications and Software Objective 3.2: Compare and contrast components of an operating system.
File Systems and Features
What is a file system? A file system refers to how a computer or computing device manages files and folders (a folder, or directory, contains files). Where files and folders can be stored, how many files can be stored in a folder, and the minimum amount of ...