Q. What is an Operating System? Explain Components of an Operating system.
Operating SystemAn operating system is a set of programs that manages all computer components and operations. Some popular operating systems are DOS, windows, Unix, Linux, and OS/2.
Without Operating System, a computer cannot do anything. Users interact with the computer through operating system. Operating system acts as an interface between a user and computer hardware.
An Operating system has many components to manage all resources of a computer system as following: