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    Operating systems

    Operating systems (OS), system software.

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    AB3L

    Association Béninoise pour la Promotion de Linux et des Logiciels Libres

    In French

    ABUL

    Association Bordelaise des Utilisateurs de Logiciels libres

    In French

    AC3L

    Association Camerounaise des utilisateurs de Linux et des Logiciels Libres

    In French

    ACM-SIGOPS

    Association for Computing Machinery - Special Interest Group on Operating Systems

    In English

    ACP

    Airline Control Program

    In English

    ADD

    Apple Data Detectors

    In English

      ADFS

      Advanced Disc Filing System

      In English

        AFUL

        Association Francophone des Utilisateurs de Linux et des Logiciels Libres (https://aful.org/)

        In French

        AFUU

        Association Française des Utilisateurs d'Unix

        In French

        AG3L

        Association Gabonaise des utilisateurs de Linux et des Logiciels Libres

        In French

        AGU3L

        Association Grufféenne des Utilisateurs de Linux et des Logiciels Libres

        In French

        AI3L

        Association Ivoirienne pour Linux et les Logiciels Libres

        In French

        AIX

        Advanced Interactive eXecutive

        In English

          ALADIN

          Amis de Linux & Amis du Développement sur INternet

          In French

          ALIS

          Association Linux et Informatique Souss

          In French

          ALMOS

          Advanced Locality Management Operating System

          In English

            AMUL

            Amicale Malgache des Utilisateurs de logiciels Libres

            In French

            AMULL

            Association Malienne des Utilisateurs de Logiciels Libres

            In French

            APT

            Advanced Packaging Tool

            In English

            AROS

            Automotive Robust Operating Services

            In English

            ART

            Android Runtime

            In English

            ASF

            ACM-SIGOPS France

            In French

            AXUL

            Association aiXoise des utilisateurs de Linux et des logiciels libres

            In French

            BDOS
            Basic Disk Operating System

            The abbreviation BDOS (Basic Disk Operating System) includes abbreviations OS (Operating System) and DOS (Disk Operating System).

            In English

              BIOS

              Basic Input/Output System

              In English

                BIOS

                Basic Input Output System

                In English

                  BOS
                  Backup Operating System

                  The abbreviation BOS (Backup Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                  In English

                    BOS
                    Base Operating System

                    The abbreviation BOS (Base Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                    In English

                      BSD

                      Berkeley System Distribution

                      In English

                        BSD

                        Berkeley Software Distribution

                        In English

                          BSD

                          Berkeley Standard Distribution

                          In English

                            BTSS

                            Basic Time Sharing System

                            In English

                              CDE

                              Common Desktop Environment

                              In English

                              CGL
                              Carrier Grade Linux

                              The abbreviation CGL (Carrier Grade Linux) is included in abbreviations such as CGLWG (Carrier Grade Linux Working Group) and NGCL (Nortel Carrier Grade Linux).

                              In English

                                CGLWG
                                Carrier Grade Linux Working Group

                                The abbreviation CGLWG (Carrier Grade Linux Working Group) includes the abbreviation CGL (Carrier Grade Linux).

                                In English

                                CLO

                                Club Linux Outaouais

                                In French

                                CNOS
                                Communication Network Operating System

                                The abbreviation CNOS (Communication Network Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                In English

                                COS
                                Console Operating System

                                The abbreviation COS (Console Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                In English

                                COS
                                Cray Operating System

                                The abbreviation COS (Cray Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                In English

                                  CP/M

                                  Control Program for Microcomputers

                                  In English

                                    CTSS

                                    Compatible Time-Sharing System

                                    In English

                                      CULTe

                                      Club des Utilisateurs de Linux de Toulouse et des environs

                                      In French

                                      DEMOS
                                      Dialogovaya Edinaya Mobilnaya Operatsionnaya Sistema

                                      = ДЕМОС | Диалоговая Единая Мобильная Операционная Система | In Russian

                                      In Russian

                                        DOS
                                        Disk Operating System

                                        The abbreviation DOS (Disk Operating System) is included in abbreviations such as MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System), RDOS (Real-Time Disk Operating System), PC-DOS (Personal Computer Disk Operating System) and BDOS (Basic Disk Operating System), and it includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                        In English

                                          dpkg

                                          Debian Package

                                          In English

                                          DROPS
                                          Dresden Real-Time Operating System Project

                                          The abbreviation DROPS (Dresden Real-Time Operating System Project) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                          In English

                                            DTOS
                                            Distributed Trusted Operating System

                                            The abbreviation DTOS (Distributed Trusted Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                            In English

                                              ECOS
                                              Experiment Computer Operating System

                                              The abbreviation ECOS (Experiment Computer Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                              In English

                                              ELF

                                              EFREI Linux Formation

                                              In French

                                              EOS
                                              Extended Operating System

                                              The abbreviation EOS (Extended Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                              In English

                                                EVM

                                                Ethereum Virtual Machine

                                                In English

                                                FAT

                                                File Allocation Table

                                                In English

                                                FCOS
                                                Flight Computer Operating System

                                                The abbreviation FCOS (Flight Computer Operating System) includes abbreviations FC (Flight Computer) and OS (Operating System).

                                                In English

                                                FCOS
                                                Flight Control Operating System

                                                The abbreviation FCOS (Flight Control Operating System) includes abbreviations FC (Flight Control) and OS (Operating System).

                                                In English

                                                FFS

                                                (Berkeley) Fast File System

                                                In English

                                                FFS

                                                Flash File System

                                                In English

                                                FFS

                                                (Amiga) Fast File System

                                                In English

                                                FHS

                                                Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

                                                In English

                                                FLASK

                                                Flux Advanced Security Kernel

                                                In English

                                                  FOS
                                                  Factored Operating System

                                                  The abbreviation FOS (Factored Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                  In English

                                                    G3L

                                                    Groupe pour la promotion de GNU/Linux et des Logiciels Libres

                                                    In French

                                                    GCOS

                                                    General Computer Operational System

                                                    In English

                                                      GCOS
                                                      Ground Computer Operating System

                                                      The abbreviation GCOS (Ground Computer Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                      In English

                                                      GIRLS

                                                      Generalized Information Retrieval Language System

                                                      In English

                                                      GKS

                                                      Graphical Kernel System

                                                      In English

                                                        GPL

                                                        Groupe des Pingouins Libres

                                                        In French

                                                        GRAL

                                                        Groupement Réunionnais des Amis de Linux

                                                        In French

                                                        GrUB

                                                        Groupe d'utilisateurs borains

                                                        In French

                                                        GUL
                                                        Groupes d'Utilisateurs de Linux

                                                        = LUG | Linux Users' Groups | In English

                                                        In French

                                                        GULAT

                                                        Groupe d'utilisateur de Linux de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue

                                                        In French

                                                        GULiDef

                                                        Groupe des Utilisateurs de Linux dans la Défense

                                                        In French

                                                        GULLIVER

                                                        Groupe des Utilisateurs de Linux et des Logiciels libres d'Ille et Vilaine et Environs de Rennes

                                                        In French

                                                        GuLSE

                                                        Groupe des Utilisateurs Linux de Saint-Eustache et des environs

                                                        In French

                                                        GULUQ

                                                        Groupe d’Utilisateurs Linux de l’Université du Québec

                                                        In French

                                                        GULUS

                                                        Groupe d'utilisateurs de Linux de l'Université de Sherbrooke

                                                        In French

                                                        GUML

                                                        Groupement des Utilisateurs Mauriciens de Linux

                                                        In French

                                                        HOS
                                                        Hybrid Operating System

                                                        The abbreviation HOS (Hybrid Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                        In English

                                                          HVM

                                                          Hardware Virtual Machine

                                                          In English

                                                          IDOS
                                                          Integrated Display Operating System

                                                          The abbreviation IDOS (Integrated Display Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                          In English

                                                          ISPF

                                                          Interactive System Productivity Facility

                                                          In English

                                                          ITS

                                                          Incompatible Timesharing System

                                                          In English

                                                            JCVM

                                                            Java Card Virtual Machine

                                                            In English

                                                            JFS

                                                            Journaled File System

                                                            In English

                                                              KLM

                                                              Keyboard Layout Manager

                                                              In English

                                                                KVM

                                                                Kernel-based Virtual Machine

                                                                In English

                                                                LiLoLiPo

                                                                Linux et les Logiciels Libres à Pont-Château

                                                                In French

                                                                LinAC

                                                                Linux Angoulême Charente

                                                                In French

                                                                LKD

                                                                Linux Kullanıcıları Derneği (www.lkd.org.tr)

                                                                In Turkish

                                                                LLVM

                                                                Low Level Virtual Machine

                                                                In English

                                                                LOCK

                                                                Logical Coprocessing Kernel

                                                                In English

                                                                  LPT

                                                                  Link PrinTer

                                                                  In English

                                                                    LSB

                                                                    Linux Standard Base

                                                                    In English

                                                                      LSM

                                                                      Linux Security Module

                                                                      In English

                                                                      LUG
                                                                      Linux Users' Groups

                                                                      = GUL, LUG (see above)

                                                                      In English

                                                                      LUGOAL

                                                                      Linux User Group Of ALgeria (www.lugoal.org)

                                                                      In English

                                                                      LVS

                                                                      Linux Virtual Server

                                                                      In English

                                                                      LXDE

                                                                      Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment

                                                                      In English

                                                                      MATE

                                                                      MATE Advanced Traditional Environment

                                                                      In English

                                                                      MERT

                                                                      Multi-Environment Real-Time

                                                                      In English

                                                                        MFT

                                                                        Multiprogramming with a Fixed number of Tasks

                                                                        In English

                                                                          MIDAS

                                                                          Multics Intrusion Detection and Alerting System

                                                                          In English

                                                                          MLO

                                                                          Mageia Linux Online

                                                                          In English

                                                                          MLUG

                                                                          Montreal Linux Users Group

                                                                          In English

                                                                          MONECS

                                                                          Monash University Educational Computing System

                                                                          In English

                                                                            MOS
                                                                            Machine Operating System

                                                                            The abbreviation MOS (Machine Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                            In English

                                                                              MRLUG

                                                                              Montreal Regional Linux Users Group

                                                                              In English

                                                                              MS-DOS
                                                                              Microsoft Disk Operating System

                                                                              The abbreviation MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System) includes abbreviations OS (Operating System) and DOS (Disk Operating System).

                                                                              In English

                                                                                MSDOS
                                                                                Mass Storage Digital Operating System

                                                                                The abbreviation MSDOS (Mass Storage Digital Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                In English

                                                                                MSKLC

                                                                                Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator

                                                                                In English

                                                                                  MTS

                                                                                  Michigan Terminal System

                                                                                  In English

                                                                                    MULTICS

                                                                                    Multiplexed Information and Computing Service

                                                                                    In English

                                                                                      MUMPS

                                                                                      Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System

                                                                                      In English

                                                                                      MUSIC/SP

                                                                                      Multi-User System for Interactive Computing / System Product

                                                                                      In English

                                                                                        MVS

                                                                                        Multiple Virtual Storage

                                                                                        In English

                                                                                          MVS/ESA

                                                                                          Multiple Virtual Storage/Enterprise System Architecture

                                                                                          In English

                                                                                            MVS/XA

                                                                                            Multiple Virtual Storage/Extended Architecture

                                                                                            In English

                                                                                              MVT

                                                                                              Multiprogramming with a Variable number of Tasks

                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                NGCL
                                                                                                Nortel Carrier Grade Linux

                                                                                                The abbreviation NGCL (Nortel Carrier Grade Linux) includes the abbreviation CGL (Carrier Grade Linux).

                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                  OCF

                                                                                                  OpenBSD Cryptographic Framework

                                                                                                  In English

                                                                                                  OS
                                                                                                  Operating System

                                                                                                  The abbreviation OS (Operating System) is included in abbreviations such as FMA (Finanzmarktaufsicht), BOS (Backup Operating System), COS (Console Operating System), EOS (Extended Operating System), FCOS (Flight Computer Operating System), FCOS (Flight Control Operating System), MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System), GCOS (Ground Computer Operating System), HOS (Hybrid Operating System), IDOS (Integrated Display Operating System), MSDOS (Mass Storage Digital Operating System), OSID (Operating System Interface Definition), POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface), DOS (Disk Operating System), RDOS (Real-Time Disk Operating System), SCOS (Subsystem Computer Operating System), TOS (Test Operating System), ECOS (Experiment Computer Operating System), QDOS (Quick and Dirty Operating System), MOS (Machine Operating System), PC-DOS (Personal Computer Disk Operating System), TOS (Tape Operating System), RTOS (Real-Time Operating System), CNOS (Communication Network Operating System), BDOS (Basic Disk Operating System), ROSS/V (RSTS/E Operating System Simulator for VAX), WOS (Web Operating System), BOS (Base Operating System), DTOS (Distributed Trusted Operating System), DROPS (Dresden Real-Time Operating System Project), COS (Cray Operating System) and FOS (Factored Operating System).

                                                                                                  In English

                                                                                                    OSDL
                                                                                                    Open Source Development Labs

                                                                                                    = OSDL | Open Source Development Lab | In English

                                                                                                    The abbreviation OSDL (Open Source Development Labs) includes the abbreviation OS (Open Source).

                                                                                                    In English

                                                                                                    OSDL
                                                                                                    Open Source Development Lab

                                                                                                    = OSDL (see above)

                                                                                                    The abbreviation OSDL (Open Source Development Lab) includes the abbreviation OS (Open Source).

                                                                                                    In English

                                                                                                    OSID
                                                                                                    Operating System Interface Definition

                                                                                                    The abbreviation OSID (Operating System Interface Definition) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                    In English

                                                                                                    Pacman

                                                                                                    Package manager

                                                                                                    In English

                                                                                                    PauLLA

                                                                                                    Pau Logiciels Libres Association

                                                                                                    In French

                                                                                                    PC-DOS
                                                                                                    Personal Computer Disk Operating System

                                                                                                    The abbreviation PC-DOS (Personal Computer Disk Operating System) includes abbreviations OS (Operating System) and DOS (Disk Operating System).

                                                                                                    In English

                                                                                                      PDE

                                                                                                      Process Directory Entry

                                                                                                      In English

                                                                                                      PMS

                                                                                                      Package Manager Specification

                                                                                                      In English

                                                                                                      PMT

                                                                                                      Pre-emptive Multitasking

                                                                                                      In English

                                                                                                        POSIX
                                                                                                        Portable Operating System Interface

                                                                                                        The abbreviation POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                        PPI

                                                                                                        Pixel Per Inch

                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                          QDOS
                                                                                                          Quick and Dirty Operating System

                                                                                                          The abbreviation QDOS (Quick and Dirty Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                          In English

                                                                                                            RDOS
                                                                                                            Real-Time Disk Operating System

                                                                                                            The abbreviation RDOS (Real-Time Disk Operating System) includes abbreviations OS (Operating System) and DOS (Disk Operating System).

                                                                                                            In English

                                                                                                              ROSS/V
                                                                                                              RSTS/E Operating System Simulator for VAX

                                                                                                              The abbreviation ROSS/V (RSTS/E Operating System Simulator for VAX) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                              RPM

                                                                                                              Red Hat Package Manager

                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                              RSBAC

                                                                                                              Rule Set Based Access Control

                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                              RSTS

                                                                                                              Resource Sharing Time Sharing System

                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                                RTOS
                                                                                                                Real-Time Operating System

                                                                                                                The abbreviation RTOS (Real-Time Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                  SALUG

                                                                                                                  Savoie-Aravis Linux Users Group

                                                                                                                  In English

                                                                                                                  SCOS
                                                                                                                  Subsystem Computer Operating System

                                                                                                                  The abbreviation SCOS (Subsystem Computer Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                                  In English

                                                                                                                    SE

                                                                                                                    Système d'Exploitation

                                                                                                                    In French

                                                                                                                      SELinux

                                                                                                                      Security-Enhanced Linux

                                                                                                                      In English

                                                                                                                      SFS

                                                                                                                      Self-certifying File System

                                                                                                                      In English

                                                                                                                        SL

                                                                                                                        Scientific Linux

                                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                                          SLES

                                                                                                                          SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

                                                                                                                          In English

                                                                                                                          SLS

                                                                                                                          Softlanding Linux System

                                                                                                                          In English

                                                                                                                            Smack

                                                                                                                            Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel

                                                                                                                            In English

                                                                                                                            SSDT

                                                                                                                            System Service Dispatch Table

                                                                                                                            In English

                                                                                                                              STOICAL

                                                                                                                              STack Oriented Interactive Compiler Adapted to Linux

                                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                                              TOS
                                                                                                                              Test Operating System

                                                                                                                              The abbreviation TOS (Test Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                                              TOS
                                                                                                                              Tape Operating System

                                                                                                                              The abbreviation TOS (Tape Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                                              TROLL

                                                                                                                              Troupe Redonnaise Orientée Logiciel Libre

                                                                                                                              In French

                                                                                                                              TSS

                                                                                                                              Time Sharing System

                                                                                                                              In English

                                                                                                                                TTX

                                                                                                                                TinyOS Technology Exchange

                                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                                urpmi

                                                                                                                                User RPM Installer

                                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                                UUCP

                                                                                                                                Unix-to-Unix Copy

                                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                                WinPRT

                                                                                                                                Windows Phone RunTime

                                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                                WOS
                                                                                                                                Web Operating System

                                                                                                                                The abbreviation WOS (Web Operating System) includes the abbreviation OS (Operating System).

                                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                                WPF

                                                                                                                                Windows Presentation Foundation

                                                                                                                                In English

                                                                                                                                  WPF/E

                                                                                                                                  Windows Presentation Foundation Everywhere

                                                                                                                                  In English

                                                                                                                                    WSL

                                                                                                                                    Windows Subsystem for Linux

                                                                                                                                    In English

                                                                                                                                      XNU

                                                                                                                                      X is Not Unix

                                                                                                                                      In English

                                                                                                                                        XPCOM

                                                                                                                                        Cross Platform Component Object Model

                                                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                                                        XPFE

                                                                                                                                        Cross Platform Front End

                                                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                                                        YaST

                                                                                                                                        Yet another Setup Tool

                                                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                                                        YUM

                                                                                                                                        Yellowdog Updater, Modified

                                                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                                                        YUP

                                                                                                                                        Yellowdog UPdater

                                                                                                                                        In English

                                                                                                                                        ДЕМОС
                                                                                                                                        Диалоговая Единая Мобильная Операционная Система

                                                                                                                                        = DEMOS, ДЕМОС (see above)

                                                                                                                                        In Russian

                                                                                                                                          МНОС

                                                                                                                                          МобильНая Операционная Система

                                                                                                                                          In Russian