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Welcome to your Operating Systems reading list! Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Essential Reading (to purchase)
Operating system concepts. Ninth edition.; International student version by The ninth edition of Operating System Concepts continues to evolve to provide a solid theoretical foundation for understanding operating systems. This edition has been updated with more extensive coverage of the most current topics and applications, improved conceptual coverage and additional content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations. A new design allows for easier navigation and enhances reader motivation. Additional end-of-chapter, exercises, review questions, and programming exercises help to further reinforce important concepts. WileyPLUS, including a test bank, self-check exercises, and a student solutions manual, is also part of the comprehensive support package.
Call Number: 005.43 SIL
Publication Date: 2014
Modern operating systems: Global edition by Modern Operating Systems, 4th Edition, is intended for introductory courses in Operating Systems in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering programs.
The widely anticipated revision of this worldwide best-seller incorporates the latest developments in operating systems (OS) technologies. The 4th Edition includes up-to-date materials on relevant OS. Tanenbaum also provides information on current research based on his experience as an operating systems researcher.
Call Number: 005.43 TAN + eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Windows® 7 Inside Out by Dive deeper into Windows 7--with new content and new resources on CD! The Deluxe Edition of the ultimate, in-depth reference to Windows 7 has been fully updated for SP1 and Internet Explorer 9, and features 300+ pages of additional coverage and advanced topics. It's now packed with even more timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds from the experts--and includes a fully searchable eBook and other online resources. Topics include installation, configuration, and setup; network connections and troubleshooting; remote access; managing programs; controlling user access and accounts; advanced file management; working with Internet Explorer 9; managing security features and issues; using Windows Live Essentials 2011; performance monitoring and tuning; backups and maintenance; sharing networked resources; hardware and device drivers. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Call Number: 005.446 BOT
Publication Date: 2011
The Official Ubuntu Book by The free Ubuntu operating system has won the hearts and minds of millions of users worldwide. It combines a strong technical platform, impressive quality, and an enthusiastic global community of users who relentlessly support, document, and test it. The Official Ubuntu Book, Ninth Edition, has been extensively updated with a single goal: to make running today's Ubuntu even more pleasant and productive for you. It's the ideal one-stop knowledge source for Ubuntu novices, those upgrading from older versions or other Linux distributions, and anyone moving toward power-user status. Its expert authors focus on what you need to know most about installation, applications, media, administration, software applications, and much more. You'll discover powerful Unity desktop improvements that make Ubuntu even friendlier and more convenient. You'll also connect with the amazing Ubuntu community and the incredible resources it offers you. Learn how to Reliably install, customize, and update Ubuntu for any home, business, school, or government environment Get up and running quickly, and then explore Ubuntu and download powerful free software Customize Ubuntu for performance, accessibility, and fun Get comfortable with the highly efficient Ubuntu command line Install, administer, and secure Ubuntu Server, including advanced features such as LVM and RAID Get involved with related Ubuntu projects Help build, promote, distribute, support, document, or translate Ubuntu Get up-to-the-minute help and troubleshooting advice from Ubuntu users worldwide
Call Number: 005.4 HEL
Publication Date: 2017
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