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- Is Linux a Unix? 8 answers
I am a computer science minor and I do appreciate *nix a lot more since i started to delve into computer science. I used to be a windows fan boy and now i own two macs (as well as my PC which has windows and ubuntu on it).
I want to learn more about how linux was developed. I know that linux is only the kernel and the GNU is actually the most of what I am interfacing with. So when I type
ls -al on my mac which uses unix how is it different from when I type
ls -al on my Ubuntu boot on my PC? Does the difference actually lie in the differences between linux and unix? Or does unix use a non-GNU libraries for stuff like
So what exactly are the difference of linux and unix? Does Unix use GNU libraries for ls, cd, and all those common terminal operations?