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What are the disadvantages of using Microsoft Windows PC Operating System as compared to the use of Ubuntu PC Operating System? My name is William Johnson and a second year student of Catholic University studying Computer Science. I am making a personal project study into the exploits of Ubuntu in recent times.

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What are the similar features that are likely to be found on Ubuntu PC Operating System and that of PC Linux Operating System? Is there a link between these two operating systems? Jonathan Sam is my name. I am a third year tertiary student in one of the East African countries.

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What operating system is run on Xbox? Can the Operating System being run on a Xbox be upgraded? What are the possible ways or steps to follow in order to upgrade Xbox OS without encountering any future problems of malfunction? Is it possible for a Xbox to run more than one operating system? Prince is my name and I am nine years of age. I love video games a lot.

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What are the detailed features of Freelancer Desktop App for Mac OS? Is there a difference in terms of features among this app for Mac OS and that of Windows? Is it possible to have a one application that is compactible for say both Windows and Apple? Why do most app developers do design these apps specifically for each Operating System?

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My Toshiba Laptop which I bought last year is working perfectly fine. And I really like it. But since yesterday, it just suddenly stops on booting. I tried to recover it but it just throws an error message, 'unable to find tib_mounter.sys'. I'm running Windows 8 and I want to know how I can recover it so it will work properly again. Please help me.

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Hello Experts! I have some questions regarding the sequence and structure of booting system and its process. My questions are:

While the system boots up, I want to know about the IDs connected with the process. I want to know the Fork() System Calls in creating a process. Also, can you please list down the system calls that is used in process management? How does the parent and the child process communicate with each other? What are the UNIX process states and what will happen if I run a program and a command? Thanks in advance.

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I am trying to learn about windows tools so please help me.I haven't yet created my recovery discs, but I have upgraded the machine from Windows 7 to Windows 8. Can I create Windows 8 recovery discs or will it be looking for Windows 7 information if I need to restore my system?

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I used BackTrack 5 OS. I have a small inquiry about the  latest version which is the Kali Linux. I wanted to install it but when I checked on the specifications, it says, the new version is based on Ubuntu. For all I know, Kali Linux is based on Debian and it seems very confusing. What are the difference between the two OS? Is it possible to install my old software to Kali Linux?

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I have a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop. It has 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard Disk space and it is running an i5 processor. I have installed two OS into it. It is running with Windows 7 and Linux. My problem now is, I want to remove the Linux OS without reformatting my device. How can I do that? Please send some help. Thanks.

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I'm using a Sony Xperia M2 with Android OS Version 4.3 Jellybean. Now, I want to know if it's possible to install an Ubuntu OS on my Smartphone. If so, how can I be able to do that? What are the steps that I need to perform and is there any specific system requirements since Android has different versions? Kindly please help me. Thank you.