FEATURES OF UNIX OS

By | 02/02/2015

LIST OF UNIX OS FEATURES:

  1. Multitasking

Multitasking is the capability of the Os to perform various tasks simultaneously. i.e. A single user can run multiple programs concurrently.

  1. Multiuser Capability

Multiuser capability allows several users to use the same computer to perform their tasks. Several terminals are connected to a single powerful computer and each user can work with their terminals.

  1. Security

Unix allows sharing of data. Every user must have a Login name and a password. So, accessing another user‟s data is impossible without permission.

  1. Portability

Unix is a portable because it is written in high level languages so it can run on different computers.


  1. Communication

Unix supports communication between different terminals connected to the Unix server and also between the users of one computer to the users of another computer located elsewhere in the network.

  1. Programming Facility

Unix is highly programmable, the Unix shell programming language has the conditional statements and control structures and variables.

FEATURES OF UNIX OS

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