Meaning of multi user operating system in Unix

Multi user operating system are campanian of multiprogramming operating system multiprogramming operating system essentially use resources of a computer system among the number of active programs multi user operating system implies that a number of user can work on a system simultaneously and have the feeling that the CPU or the server is dedicated one for them

Multi user operating system need to provide facilities for: 
  • Maintenance of individual user environment.
  • User authentication for a secure and protected usage
  • Provide accounting of per user resource usage

Unix is well-suited to be multi user system as it was primarily developed for a system that supports multiprogramming and time sharing Unix is a multi-user multitasking and perhaps even a multithreaded operating system suited for large server.

Unix includes a complete implementation of TCP / IP networking protocols networking support includes remote login file transfer , email and other important features.

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