Questions

1. What is the Operating System?

2. In your own words, describe the following tasks of the operating system:
  • Processor Management
  • Memory Management
  • File Management
  • Input / Output Control
  • Error Reporting
  • Resource Allocation

3. What is a device driver?

4. What is the purpose of a software licence?

5. What is meant by a proprietary software licence?

6. What is open source software?

7. Is freeware open or closed source software?

8. Explain the difference between freeware and shareware.