A Neutral Look at Operating Systems
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
The purpose of this book is to provide a neutral view of as many Operating Systems as possible. This book strives to provide solid information on Operating Systems without the ever-prevalent 'distribution/Operating System bias'.
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