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MIT releases the sources of MULTICS, the father of UNIX!

http://www.kirps.com

This is extraordinary news for all nerds, computer scientists and the Open Source community: the source code of the MULTICS operating system (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service), the father of UNIX and all modern OSes, has finally been opened.

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IBM, Novell Move To Block SCO's Unix Sell Off

http://www.informationweek.com

SCO is hoping to sell its UnixWare line of business software and some of its mobile technology to investment group York Capital Management for $36 million.

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Why HP Still Believes In Unix

http://www.internetnews.com

A decade ago, Intel was shipping the Pentium II processor and Linux was a fringe operating system used by a few Internet fanatics. No one at the time would ever have thought the two in combination would be a match for Sun's SPARC/Solaris combination, HP's PA-RISC/HP-UX, IBM's POWER/AIX or SGI's MIPS/IRIX.

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Awesome Timeline of Unix, Linux and Mac OSX

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

A beautifully constructed timeline of Unix which includes modern day Unix descendants such as Solaris and Mac OSX as well as Linux. This timeline is not very much unlike the mind map of Linux I had created a long time back. But this timeline also provides the year when the Unix/Linux flavor was born.

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Where does SCO go from here?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Anyone who was surprised by this week’s court decision (Another nail in SCO’s Linux lawsuit coffin) has not been following the history-turned-saga of UNIX all that long.

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Requiem for a legal disaster: a retrospective analysis of SCO v. Novell

http://arstechnica.com

In the aftermath of federal district judge Dale A. Kimball's recent ruling, which determined that Novell, not SCO, is the rightful owner of the UNIX copyrights, the once-mighty proprietary UNIX vendor is on the verge of annihilation.

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Created by mark 7 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 18 weeks ago
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History: Unix, GNU, Gnome

http://linuxmaniax.blogspot.com

"A brief review of the history of Unix will place in context much of the terminology and philosophy of this operating system. Terms like Linux, GNU, Unix, Gnome, Free Software, and Free and Open Source Software get bandied around, often with little understanding and usually with much misunderstanding..."

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Unix/Linux Command Cheat Sheet

http://fosswire.com

In an attempt to find a good Unix reference for you FOSSwire readers, I was unsuccessful at finding a decent one on the Internet. So, why not make one?

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 20 weeks ago
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