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SINGLE-USER OPERATING SYSTEM [1 record]

Record 1 1995-07-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Operating Systems (Software)
DEF

An operating system that serves only one terminal or monitor. The system may be used by more than one person independently.

OBS

[The advanced TRS-80 model 16B] includes TRSDOS Single-User and TRS-XENIX Multi-User Operating Systems.

CONT

A single-user system can still be multi-process, but the most common single-user systems are also single-process. (J.S. Quarterman, The E-Mail Companion, 1994, p. 297).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Systèmes d'exploitation (Logiciels)
DEF

Système d'exploitation dédié à un seul terminal ou écran. Plusieurs personnes peuvent utiliser le système, mais de façon indépendante.

OBS

[TRS-80 Modèle 16B évolué] Système d'exploitation TRSDOS pour un utilisateur et TRS-XENIX pour plusieurs.

Spanish

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