Extending the Operating System

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 29 2006 @ 07:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
As we all know, operating system is an essential part of any computer system, but what most of us don't understand are the intricacies of how OS environments operate. This article discusses the ways of extending the operating system by various ways including, but not limited to, recompiling the kernel and managing libraries. Extensibility is the need of time. It gives the user more "power" over the machine, since every user can have his "personalized" copy of the OS. This approach of extending the operating system at user level is more advantageous than other methods..

You can read on over at OS Weekly.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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