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So what is Unix?

Posted 09-02-2017 at 01:01 PM by hazel
Updated 07-29-2019 at 11:17 AM by hazel

People often ask "Is Linux the same thing as Unix?". And they are usually told that Linux is one of the Unix family of operating systems but that there are many others. This site, unusually for a Linux forum, has forums for some other Unixen as well. But what qualifies an operating system to be considered as Unix? Here are my on the properties an OS ought to have to qualify for this distinguished club. Additions are welcome.

1. All hardware and filesystem...
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