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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This wiki aims to collect the available historical documents and recollections of Unix into one central place so they can be studied by researchers and Unix enthusiasts alike.
|Systems||Details of some of the versions of Unix|
|Source code||How to obtain the source code, and licensing conditions|
|Features||Important features of Unix|
|Timeline and Events||A timeline of Unix and the major events in its history|
|People||Some of the people involved in Unix' history|
|Interviews & Anecdotes||Interviews with Unix people and their own anecdotes|
|Images & Photos||Images, diagrams and photos related to Unix|
|Glossary||A glossary of terms related to Unix|
|Publications||Books, magazines, papers, websites etc. on Unix|
|Miscellaneous||Miscellaneous information about Unix|
|Wiki Notes||Notes about the rationale of this wiki|
UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.