(it-153) Survey of OS's

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Objectives, Readings, Assignments and Labs

Survey of OS's - Spring 2014

Course Description

You will explore the differences between popular operating systems offered in today’s marketplace. Operating Systems include, but not limited to Windows and UNIX.

Course Goal

Students will compare and contrast DOS, *nix (UNIX, Linux, MAC) and Windows operating systems.

Course Rationale

Information technology specialists will encounter a wide variety of operating systems. At Oglala Lakota College we make use of Windows, Linux and Macintosh computers on a user level to the servers that operate our network.


Jim's Desktop running Fluxbox (with mods) on 64 bit PCLinuxOS v.09-2013


Jim's Desktop running Gnome2 (with mods) on 64 bit Mint v.16