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Computer Knowledge Bites - Types of Operating System

1. A real - time Operating System is a multi tasking Operating System that aims at executing real time applications.

2. Real - time processing responds to input instantly.

3. An Operating System which allows multiple users to access a computer system concurrently is known as multi user operating system.

4. When the Operating System allows the execution of multiple tasks at one time, it is classified as a multi tasking Operating System.

5. A distributed Operating System manages a group of independent computers and makes them appear to be a single computer. 

6. Embedded Operating Systems are designed to be used in embedded computer systems.

7. Examples of embedded Operating Systems are Windows 10, UBUNTU and Mac OS X yosemite.

8. Multi processing Operating System supports running a program on more than one CPU.

9. Multi threading Operating System allows different parts of a single program to run concurrently. 

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