The Unix Heritage Wiki
The Unix operating system has provided a highly flexible and functional computing environment to users and programmers since 1969. Today its descendants (the BSDs) and a clean-room implementation (Linux) power everything from embedded devices, desktops, servers through to supercomputers.
This wiki aims to collect the available historical documents and recollections of Unix into one central place so they can be studied by researchers and Unix enthusiasts alike.
|Details of some of the versions of Unix
|How to obtain the source code, and licensing conditions
|Important features of Unix
|Timeline and Events
|A timeline of Unix and the major events in its history
|Some of the people involved in Unix' history
|Interviews, Musings & Anecdotes
|Interviews with Unix people and their own musings & anecdotes
|Images, Photos & Videos
|Images, diagrams, photos and videos related to Unix
|A glossary of terms related to Unix
|Books, magazines, papers, websites etc. on Unix
|Miscellaneous information about Unix
|Notes about the rationale of this wiki
UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.
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