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What is virtualization? What is a hypervisor and how is it used? Virtualization is the act of creating a virtual version of something. Hypervisor or virtual machine manager is the software or firmware that creates a virtual machine on the host hardware. There are three "families" of operating systems used on desktop computers today-Windows, Mac, and Linux. Name one example of each. Also, name an advantage each one might have over the other two. Windows- Windows 10 Has become a lot more user friendly than past versions and the number one benefit of windows over other systems is its ability to run so many different applications. Mac- OS X is a unix based operating system which makes it very hard to get viruses, but the downfall is its only able to be ran on apple-built systems unless you hack it making it illegal. Linux- Ubuntu linux is another unix-like based operating system which means you get the flexibility of unix with tweaks, but it is different because it is an open source code which makes it a lot better than the other systems because you can change it to fit you and its free. Discuss at least 4 common tasks of operating systems. Explain how Windows might accomplish one of the tasks and how the Mac OS or Linux might accomplish it differently.
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