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A closed source version of UNIX. Named after the company that originally created it, Santa Cruz Operation

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Writing SCO Unix ISO file to USB failed

I have downloaded OpenServer 5 from this link. I created a vm machine (Vmware workstation) and used this ISO file as CD-ROM image file(IDE). Everything works fine and the vm boots from CD-ROM normally ...
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SCO OpenServer for consumers?

The title says it all; I cannot find a way to purchase SCO OpenServer 6 without being affiliated with a company. How does one go about purchasing a license key for SCO OpenServer 6 just by ...
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TCP/IP quits after 48 hours

I have a problem with a (remote) server running SCO UNIX. It's been working for years, but was recently moved, and I changed its IP address & gateway address. Since then it works perfectly until ...
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SCO Unix 5.0.5, Progress 7 - partly broken terminal view after virtualization

I've got a problem with ancient app build in SCO Unix 5.0.5 Server based on Progress 7 database after trying to virtualize environment. Problem is similar to messed up terminal after trying to cat or ...
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Transfer Files from SCO Unix to VirtualBox / VMware

I have an old Unix SCO running some 5.06 version on some IBM hardware. I want to clone the hard drive into an .iso image so that I can use it in VMware or VirtualBox on a brand new machine. I want to ...
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SPB is inaccessible: SCO OpenServer Migration

I have an old SCO OpenServer (5.0.7) UNIX server running archaic proprietary software and we are trying to virtualize it through Fedora KVM. We have successfully gotten it to boot simply by dding the ...
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Xenix / SCO V running in contemporary machines as VMs

I am trying to install Xenix 386 and/or SCO V Unix in a VM for historical/research/reviving old times/curiosity purposes. I have already tried to download a couple of media installation images from ...
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How to enter single user mode with a suddenly disabled root user?

Suddenly, my Unix root user account seems to be disabled. At startup, the system presents a prompt to change the date, but the maintenance prompt to insert the password does not show. My OS is Unix ...
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Two files in same folder with same name - need to delete one but not both

We appear to have two files in the /var/spool/lp/logs folder named "requests". One is owned by lp, the other by root. We need to remove the requests file owned by root - how do we reference it? ...
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SCO binaries on linux

I have a situation where we are moving our sco based server to linux but need 3 sco programs to run. I know there is a kernel patch that should allow me to do that but that is where I am stuck.
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Migrating data from SCO OpenServer 5.0.6

I've been tasked to migrate data from an old HP NetServer LH3000 running SCO OpenServer 5.0.6 (circa 1998). I've had a good amount of experience dealing with Unix/Linux systems. However, this is ...
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How to get the group that a user belongs to in SCO

I can see how to add a user, but is there a way to get information on a user, such as the group that it belongs to?
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Unzipping a TAR file, causing an error

I am trying to unzip a .tar.gz file using tar xvzf, as hhaamu said in his answer to my other question about Installing GCC on SCO. When I type: bash-3.1$ tar xzf gcc-2.95.2pl1-dist.tar.gz tar: z: ...
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Setting BASH as the default in SCO

I have tried countless times, trying to get bash as the default shell in SCO, and have failed. I have tried the following: Installed Bash - using bash-2.05a.pkg Installed Readline - using readline-4....
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Data extraction of entire DB on SCO Openserver 6

Firstly apologies if this question seems like a wall of text, I can't think of a way to format it. I have a machine with valuable data on (circa 1995), the machine is running UNIX (SCO OpenServer 6) ...
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Which Unix is considered the vanilla Unix and which Unix's are just Unix rather than Unix-like? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What exactly is POSIX? What is Unix now? Are they only the Unix’s developed by Bell Labs or do the SCO ones count too? Are there others?
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Ubuntu Linux and SCO UNIX OpenServer

Can Ubuntu Linux run SCO UNIX OpenServer 5.0.7 applications like filePro? Can I use CTAR to copy application directories from a CTAR backup tape to Linux Ubuntu?
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How to Download from an FTP site

I am using: SCO_SV scosysv 3.2 5.0.7 i386, and I am trying to download ssh and install it. But the only way I can do it, is by using FTP. I have tried the following: # ftp ftp> ftp2.sco.com ?...
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/usr/include/stdio.h:140: parse error before `__gnuc_va_list'

I keep getting this error, when trying to compile my C program in SCO (using gcc). I have had a look on Google, and found this other forum: Linux Questions, and that guy had the exact same issue as I ...
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Backspace Acting like Enter in Bash

Whenever I type a mistake into my SCO machine, using bash, I press backspace and it is like pressing enter, but doesn't execute the command. e.g. bash-3.1$ ifcomfig "(backspace)" bask-3.1$ But if ...
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Extracting / Installing a TAR file

When I extract a tar file using this command: tar xvzf gcc-4.7.1.tar.gz (This is the directory the tar file is in: cd /u/test/GCC-4.7.1/) The files were extracted but they are in /dev/... (see below ...
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How to Add rules to IP Filter (Firewall in SCO)

I need to add a rule (allow any to any port 22) to my firewall, so that I can ssh remotely into my machine. I have had a look in the SCO OSR600 Documentation and I cannot find anything in there. ...
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Unable to find headers in GCC

I am trying to compile a program using GCC in SCO, and I am unable to find the ctype.h file. I have managed to find the other files that were missing when compiling, like string.h etc. I was getting ...
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.profile in SCO

Where can I find the .profile in my user's logon in SCO? I am needing to edit it, so I can add a PATH to it, so that my PATH loads up in start up. I have to add: echo $PATH ... as I have already ...
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Installing SCO OpenServer 5.0.7 Maintenance Pack

I have had so many issues on how to download, extract and install this software on SCO. And I'm sure there are loads of people having or had the same issue as I am having. So the question is, how do ...
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Install Compiler, GCC, in SCO

I am having difficulty trying to install the GCC compiler in SCO, but can't get it to work. I have used an FTP to transfer some files (.tar.gz) to /u/test/installgnu/ and I extracted the files, but ...
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Change Owner of Folder in SCO

How can I change the Owner/group of a folder in SCO? I did: ls -l and got the following: ... drwxr-xr-x 9 root root 512 Jul 2 10:09 opt ... I have tried: chown /opt But that hasn't worked. The ...
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Gaining root privileges in SCO

I am learning Linux for work, so am still a bit rusty on the edges. I need to change the folder permission of the directory /opt, and I know in Linux, you do the following: chmod 775 /opt I get a ...
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Enabling shared Folders in SCO 5.0.7 on vmplayer

I have installed SCO 5.0.7 on a VMware Player VM on the Fedora 9 host system. In VMWare Player, i found an option to share folders between Fedora9 an SCO in Virtual Machine Settings. I enabled this ...
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Mounting HTFS Disk on Linux

I got my hand on a harddrive that contains a SCO Openserver 5 and I need to access the data inside. Is there any way I can just mount and start copy-pasting the files? I've googled around and mostly ...
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How to uninstall java from sco openserver 5.0.6?

I have installed Java (J2SE 1.3.1_21) by following this tutorial: http://www.anyang-window.com.cn/in-the-sco-openserver-506-installed-on-j2se-13106-development-environment/ Now, I want to uninstall ...
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display sco unix 5.0.6 samba usage

Is there a command on sco unix which will show which files are being accessed by the samba process ? Something like lsof in linux maybe, or similar.
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