The History Of Operating Systems [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Have you ever wondered how your favourite operating system got started? Well wonder no more as the following infographic gives you all the necessary facts, going all the way back to the very first OS back in the 1950’s.

Whether it’s Windows, Mac or Linux, you’ll find some fun, cool and interesting facts below that maybe you didn’t know about before.

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Comments (42)
  • Spud

    “UNIX is the backbone of Linux”. I love living dangerously!!

  • John Massaglia

    What does “Non-debian Compatible” mean in the list of Ubuntu’s attributes?

  • RichardCarpen

    It was a GUI designed for (originally anyway) Commodore 64, that was writen by Berkeley Softworks.

    Some out there are running on thier DSes.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v

  • Anonymous

    “all the best people in the world seems to like LINUX”
    Orly? Prettu strong words

  • echorse

    “all the best people in the world seems to like LINUX”
    Orly? Prettu strong words

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