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Difference between network operating system and distributed operating system

Introduction This is a commonly asked question among students. I think part of the confusion comes from mixing terms from academia specially operating systems courses with software industry terms such as cloud computing and big data. Network operating systems and distributed operating systems are fundamentally different concepts. Let us see what the difference is. Network

Install Eclipse on Ubuntu

Please follow the steps below: Download Eclipse from: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads. For example pick: eclipse-SDK-3.7-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz Extract the file tar xzf eclipse-SDK-3.7-linux-gtk-x86_64.tar.gz Move it to opt mv eclipse /opt/ sudo chown -R root:root /opt/eclipse sudo chmod -R +r /opt/eclipse Create a link sudo touch /usr/bin/eclipse sudo chmod 755 /usr/bin/eclipse sudo vi /usr/bin/eclipse //Paste the following: #!/bin/sh #export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME="/usr/lib/mozilla/"