RE: [plug-newbies] Re: Network Operating System

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Subject: RE: [plug-newbies] Re: Network Operating System
Look at this...

http://unix.ittoolbox.com/nav/t.asp?t=317&p=317&h1=317

or

Topic definition: A flavor can be a distribution of
the UNIX operating system, or a UNIX-like operating
system. The major flavors include both commercial and
open source versions.

    *  AIX (80)
    * FreeBSD (117)
    * IRIX (25)
    * Mac OS X (139)
    * OpenBSD (53)
    * Caldera/SCO (17)
    * Tru64/Digital (32) 


    

    * BSD/OS (28)
    * HP-UX (59)
    * Linux (13)
    * NetBSD (40)
    * Solaris (126)
    * Others



--- Dean Michael Berris <mikhailberis@???>
wrote:

> Nope, Linux is NOT a UNIX flavor -- nor is it a
> clone. Linux is an
> operating system created by Linus Torvalds with the
> help of countless
> (and growing) kernel hackers initially as a
> replacement to Minix (which
> is NOT a UNIX clone or flavor in itself) but then
> grew and evolved to
> what it currently is.
>
> And it's much like comparing Apples to Oranges.
>
> Let's not short change Linux to say that it's
> something that it's
> not. :)
>
> HTH
>
> On Thu, 2005-06-09 at 01:04 -0700, xrm user wrote:
> > or Unix flavor ito.





        
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