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When was the threading implemented in unix?

Which is the first Unix version or Linux version which implemented threads. And in which version bound and unbound threads were implemented? I know that in current Linux version threads are unbound by ...
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Has Unix been used by accountants and other non-programmers at AT&T in the 70s and 80s?

In the short documentary, Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie Explain UNIX (Bell Labs) it is mentioned, that Unix is not only an OS, but also a system around which a community could form. I find ...
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how to copy files using TTY teminal from one pc to another connected through same home network

In my academic lab my friend copied files from one computer to another that were serially connected using the tty4. How could he have done this if there was no internet and he didn't install any new ...
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Is Cat-v.org an official subsidiary website of Plan 9 from Bell Labs?

I was wondering, since it seems to be one of the only websites where I can seemingly legally download historic Unix documents.
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What are the oldest irc clients I can still use on linux ?

I have a weakness for nostalgia and some interest in Unix history, therefore I would like to know which are the oldest still usable irc clients that can be run on Linux. In this context I value age ...