Questions tagged [unix]
Unix is the topic of this site. Do not use this tag except for questions about the historical UNIX product.
What aspects of Plan 9 have made their way into Unix?
Plan 9 was developed by Bell Labs as a successor to Unix. Although for various reasons it never quite materialized as such, a fair amount of development still went into Plan 9. My question is, what -...
"Linux supports the dynamic loading of kernel modules. "
I read in a book written by Robert Love that: Linux supports the dynamic loading of kernel modules. He said this is the difference between Linux and Unix, but I seem to recall there is also KLD in ...
What does 'uni' mean in unistd.h
What does uni mean in unistd.h Does it mean unix? or universal? What is it?
Expansion of the word UNIX?
Is UNIX an acronym? What does it stand for?
Is Linux a Unix?
So, there are lots of different versions of Unix out there: HP-UX, AIX, BSD, etc. Linux is considered a Unix clone rather than an implementation of Unix. Are all the "real" Unices actual descendants ...
Why is there a * When There is Mention of Unix Throughout the Internet?
I've noticed that throughout the Internet, within forums and blog posts, Unix always has a * in the word, whether it is *nix or Un*x, as I noticed at the welcoming banner at the Unix StackExchange ...
What should every expert know? [closed]
What things should any self-professed UNIX expert have under their belt? I'm looking to fill any gaps in my knowledge. Some things I can think of off the bat: Shell (interactive and scripting) ...