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    Happy 40th Birthday Unix!

    BBC NEWS | Technology | 40 years of Unix

    and the document that made Unix the OS of the internet

    RFC 681 (rfc681) - Network UNIX

    THE UNIX TIME-SHARING SYSTEM PRESENTS SEVERAL INTERESTING CAPABILITIES AS AN ARPA NETWORK MINI-HOST.

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    Since it Unix birthday, What was your first Unix box ?

    My Unix history.

    1986 AT&T Version 7 Unix on DEC PDP-11 44
    1988 Xenix on an Intel 80286 system.
    1990 SunOS 3.24 (Pre Solaris) running on Sun 3/50
    1993 Solaris (SunOs 5.x) Sun4 SPARCstation 10
    1993 HP-UX 9 on HP425 & 715's
    1994 First Linux - Slackware 2 on my 486DX2!
    1996 HP HPUX 10
    1999 IBM AIX 4
    2005 Gentoo
    2007 Ubuntu
    2008 OpenSolaris


    Now I'm feeling old

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    Shame the BBC author thinks Linux is a 'desktop OS'; otherwise, an unusually factual article for them...

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