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Electronics Simplified, 3rd Edition by Ian Sinclair

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Chapter 15. Computer Construction and Software
Computer types. Range of sizes as desktop, laptop, notepad/notebook and tablet. PC, Mac and ARM varieties. Intel and AMD processors. 32-bit and 64-bit processors. Solid-state drive (SSD) in place of hard drive (no moving parts). Operating systems for small computers. Linux Linpus, Ubuntu Notebook Remix (UNR), Windows-CE and Windows-7. Memory selection. Operating system (OS) details. Command-line instruction (CLI) or Terminal command. The Unix OS. Multi-user and multitasking requirements for OS. Graphics User Interface (GUI). Batch files or Scripts. Windows versions. Example installation. Windows CE. Apple Mac. Linux. Linux distro. Google Chrome. Setting up OS. Installing applications. Drivers. Other ...

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