Operating system

From West Elmira Computers Museum
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Operating system
Developer numerous
Publisher numerous
Systems numerous, see operating systems
Released 1947-present
Added to Museum numerous, see operating systems

An operating system, or OS, is system software that manages hardware and software resources.

Operating systems

Title First release Date Added to the Museum Notes
Android 2008 August 7, 2015 Installed on the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime.
Chrome OS 2011 December 30, 2021 On the Lenovo Chromebook 3
FreeDOS 1998 October 31, 2019 FreeDOS is installed on DOSBox on the Mac Mini.
iOS 2007 May 30, 2014 Installed on the iPad and iPod Touch.
Linux 1991 June 7, 2014 Ubuntu is on a partition of the Mac Mini. A Linux kernel also runs the NES Classic Edition, the Famicom Mini, the Shonen Jump Famicom Mini, the SNES Classic Edition, the Super Famicom Mini, and Super Retro Cade.
macOS 2001 June 7, 2014 Sierra (10.4) is installed on the MacBook Air and Catalina (10.15) is on a partition of the Mac Mini.
MS-DOS 1980 February 6, 2021 WEC Museum owns MS-DOS 3.3 distributed by AGI Computer.
Windows 10 2015 July 15, 2015 It is installed on the Bootcamp partition on the Mac Mini.
Windows CE 1985 July 6, 2022 Windows CE 6.0 is installed on the SYNET7WID.
Windows NT 4 2016 May 15, 2020 WEC Museum owns Windows NT Workstation 4.0.