Nt1330 Final Exam

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I. Match each term with the appropriate definition. Type the letter that defines the computer term. COMPUTER TERM J Specialized Computers H Hardware A Software B Desktop computers C Laptop computers F PC I MAC D Tablet E Server G Computer DEFINITION A A set of instructions that guides the hardware and tells it how to accomplish each task. Example: web browser, word processors, etc. B A computer that is less expensive, easy to upgrade, expand or add new parts. C Portable computer, battery-or AC-powered personal computer. More difficult to access its internal components. D Handheld computers that use a touch-sensitive screen used to play games, check e-mail and social media. E Serves up information to other computers on a network that can look…show more content…
Modern operating systems use a GUI. What does this standard for and what’s it function? Modern operating systems use a GUI which allows you to user you mouse, click icons, buttons, and menus, and clearly displays everything on the screen using graphics and text. 10. Before GUI’s, computers had a command-line interface. What did the computer user have to do to display text only? The computer user used to have to type every single command to the computer to make it display text. 11. What is Linux, what makes it different from proprietary software such as Microsoft and what is the advantage of Linux? Linux is a family of open-source operating systems. It is different from proprietary software like Windows because it can be modified and distributed by anyone around the world instead of just by the company that owns it. The advantages of Linus is that its free, and there are many different versions you can choose from. 12. What are the three most popular Linux versions? The three most popular Linus versions include Ubuntu, Mint, and Fedora. 13. Operating systems for mobile devices are different from desktop and laptop OS. What are the three most common operating systems for mobile

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