Interfaces

The 3 Interfaces used by Operating Systems

What is an Operating System?

An operating system is the most important part of a computer. It is a computer system that controls everything the computer does. It manages the memory, handles communications between software and hardware and organizes how data is stored on backing storage. Without an operating system a computer is useless.


Some examples of operating systems include:

-Windows

-Linux

-VMS

-iOS

Interfaces

There are 3 types of interfaces used by operating systems. These interfaces include:

-Command Line Interface (CLI)

-Menu based interfaces

-Graphical User Interface (GUI)