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There are 2 types of interfaces GUI (Graphic User Interface) and CLI (Command User Interface). More people used and still uses GUI this is because it is used at home, schools and also business.

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You will also need to explain why one of these operating systems is better than the other one (M1) GUI vs. CLI There are 2 types of interfaces GUI (Graphic User Interface) and CLI (Command User Interface). More people used and still uses GUI this is because it is used at home, schools and also business. Although there are more people that uses GUI more experienced IT user e.g. computer technicians prefer CLI. Graphic User Interface: is icons that load your programs that show up on your desktop, colours that set the background colour ...read more.

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GUI requires point and click which most of Computer users are used to apart from maybe disabled user because it hard to use without additional software. This is a screenshot of Windows that uses GUI Command User Interface: is interacting with the operating system and has been around well before GUI. This doesn't require the use of icons or the clicking the mouse for a chosen program or file to open. It uses commands that are created using symbols, text and also numbers. ...read more.

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This is because Graphical user Interface is friendly by having pictured displays showing all programs that can be executed and files that you can access. It also has a pointing device (the mouse) that is used to point and select items from menus or display. GUI faster to use this is because on CLI codes have to be remembered and type for a task to be completed. GUI is easier to understand because you can see what you want to do rather codes that may confuse a user like CLI depending on their ICT knowledge. GUI also allows you to embed media while CLI can't. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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