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Introduction

The market share for operating systems is very compelling. While the market for operating systems is flooded with single purpose operating systems, the majority of market share is split between three major parties. The three major contributors to the market share of operating systemes is Unix-like operating systems, Linux, and Windows. The market share for Unix-like operating systems, Linux, and Windows can be analyzed by their history, size of the market, manufacturers in the market, and future expectations in the market.