Computer Science

1. Perform an Internet search, and list at least five operating systems (OS), descriptions of the OS, and pros and cons of each one. Fill in the table below.

 

Operating   Systems

Descriptions

Pros

Cons

 

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2.

 

3.

 

4.

 

5.

2. List seven categories of software, and describe each one with no less than 75 words per category.

 

Software   Categories

Description

 

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2.

 

3.

 

4.

 

5.

 

6.

 

7.

3. Demonstrate that you can manage files on your computer by looking at the files on your computer and locating at least five files or folders that should be renamed or relocated to improve the organization and make it easier to locate information on your computer. Take a screenshot of the “before” look of the files, and take a screenshot of “after” you make changes to your files. Copy and paste the screenshots into this template.

4. Browse and search the Internet for public domain software. View the software’s requirements and then check your computer system. Will this software run on your system? Why, or why not?

5. Download a free mobile app that has a practical use. Write an evaluation of the app. If you do not have the capability to download an app, choose an app, research it, and write an evaluation based on your research.

6. On page 181 of your textbook is a concept map. Fill in the table below to show the hierarchy of software.

 

 

a.

 

b.

 

c.

 

d.

 

e.

 

f.

 

g.

 

h.

7. On page 243 of your textbook is a concept map. Fill in the table below to illustrate the hierarchy of OS resource management activities.

 

a.

 

b.

 

c.

 

d.

 

e.

 

f.

 

g.

 

h.

 

i.

 

j.

 

k.