An operating system (OS) is a basic software whose rule is to intermediate software requisitions for resources and the hardware available, manage input/output, memory allocation/deallocation, file systems, among other basic tasks a device should do.

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Linux kernel development

I am trying to understand the linux kernel and there is one thing that is puzzling me for quite a while. As linux is used across variety of platforms (like smartphones,desktop,supercomputers etc) and ...
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How to develop my own phone OS [closed]

I know it's a very big question to ask :), I'm just asking out of curiosity. Is it possible for someone to build a phone OS? Can someone guide me through this please. For example, how to choose a ...
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C++ or C#: Which language is Microsoft going to use in development of future Windows versions? [closed]

I heard almost all parts of Windows are written in C and C++ with some assembly. Why did Microsoft skip C#? Is there any scope for C# in the development of future Windows versions?
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Technical interview graphics-related concepts fundamentals [closed]

I'm having a technical interview with a graphics society in a few time and I'd like to expand my knowledge related to the following subjects: TLB (translation lookaside buffers and their role) low ...
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What are steps in making an operating system in C ? [duplicate]

I am trying to make an my own OS. This is for educational purpose only, so that I get to understand the internals as well as get a good idea of low level programming. I have some prior application ...
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Making an OS - What Language? [closed]

So, I am going to start making an OS, so I want to ask 1 question, which programming language should I start with? I probably should start with basics, but what language is a Windows use? I ...
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Does Turing-complete implies possibility of malware? [closed]

Is it possible to build an operating system that contains some Turing complete compiler (language?) but is unable to run any malware? Or is there any definition for a malware? This question popped on ...
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Why Apple doesn't “force” the user to update by installing the needed API updates when the user downloads a new app? [closed]

I was here programming in iOS with a class that's available only for iOS 6, and I was wondering: why should I implement my app to handle multiple operating systems when my app will be distributed by ...
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Using Turbo C++ For OS Development [on hold]

I am working with operating systems , i have gone through several books , even osdev website but it is written that GNU is the latest compiler and best option for developing operating system . Now the ...