UNIX

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Unix

or UNIX  (yo͞o′nĭks)
A trademark for a computer operating system that allows multiple simultaneous users.

UNIX

(ˈjuːnɪks)
n
(Computer Science) a multi-user multitasking operating system found on many types of computer

UNIX

(ˈyu nɪks)
Trademark. a multiuser, multitasking computer operating system.
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Noun1.UNIX - trademark for a powerful operating system
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
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The partnership enables enterprises to migrate some or all of their traditional UNIX applications from expensive UNIX-based hardware and operating systems and move to more readily available and lower cost x86 hardware architectures running Red Hat Enterprise Linux either in the client s own data centre, the cloud or Fujitsu s data centres as a managed service.
This book bridges Apple's Darwin OS and traditional Unix systems, offering insights on how to perform common Unix tasks in Mac OS X's different environment.
The fourth edition of this Mac OS X manual provides more specific information on Leopard and the links between Apple's Darwin operating system and older and more traditional Unix applications, helping both developers and system administrators match utilities from these formats.

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