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Looking for Info regarding Unix

  1. Jan 14, 2004 #1
    I'm currently doing a research paper on Unix. I dotn have any experience with it or other operating systems like it. I need to find information about the following :

    1. detailed description of the underlying theory and operation of the technology

    2. a summary of competing technologies

    3. providing a detailed description of what it is and how it functions


    any help on this is greatly appreiciated !

    thanks
     
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  3. Jan 14, 2004 #2

    dduardo

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    You would probable get more help on www.talkroot.com then this forum.

    Unix was orignally developed by Bell Labs.

    http://www.bell-labs.com/history/unix/

    *BSD was derived from a verion of Unix developed by the University of California, Berkeley

    http://www.freebsd.org/
    http://www.openbsd.org/
    http://www.netbsd.org/

    The Linux kernel was developed by Linus Torvald. GNU is the set of basic tools, which used in conjunction with the Linux kernel form the GNU/Linux Operating System.

    http://www.kernel.org/
    http://www.gnu.org/

    You can download the source for *BSD and Linux.
     
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