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Identify and briefly discuss five types of operating system user interfaces.

Program Plan Intro

Operating System:

  • An operating system (OS) is a set of programs which are used to control a computer’s hardware.
  • It acts an interface with application software.

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Types of operating system user interfaces:

Five types of operating system user interface are command-based user interface, graphical user interface, speech recognition, speech application program interface, and sight interface.

  • Command-based user interface:
    • It is a one type of user interface.
    • This interface is used to perform the basic activities using the text commands that are given by user.
    • Consider an example, the command “RENAME” is used to rename the files.
  • Graphical user interface (GUI):
    • GUI shows pictures or icons and menus that people use to send commands to the computer system.
    • GUIs are more perceptive to use than command-based interface.
      • Because they try to expect the user’s desires and they give easy to recognize options...

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