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  • A trademark used for a computer disk operating system.

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Unix.

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Examples

  • (Moderated) comp. std.unix Discussion for the P1003 committee on UNIX.

    List of Currently Active USENET Newsgroups (Part 2)

  • It's about time: Mac OS X for Unix Geeks arrives on the scene none too soon for UNIX aficionados who, having heard that the latest editions of Mac OS are based on a UNIX variant, want to see how the platform compares to more venerable versions of the eminently configurable operating system.

    AvaxHome

  • Unix and UNIX are two keywords I same to use a aggregation in locate bodies, and locate titles, for this blog.

    LXer Linux News

  • 1998, ( "A devoted Intel partner since its inception, the Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) holds 80 percent of the Unix server market on Intel.") 16 "A very large, tectonic shift has been occurring in the server market where companies are shifting servers formerly based on relatively expensive, proprietary hardware and UNIX to Intel-based Servers which are extremely low-cost to purchase."

    LXer Linux News

  • So, at some point, I decided to learn the Unix part of Ubuntu (Yes, I know Linux isn't real UNIX ™.

    Ubuntu Forums

  • You see UNIX is OS made by programmers for programmers and power users.

    Win 7 Vs Mac OS X Leopard: Feature-by-Feature Showdown | Lifehacker Australia

  • With solid skills in UNIX, scripting languages, Perl and relational databases coupled with small business management experience, Mike has a unique perspective on Internet business.

    Click Fraud Rate Higher for More Expensive Keywords

  • As far as I know, but I may be wrong, there was never a prior "epoch" in UNIX timestampts of 1932.

    Boing Boing: June 26, 2005 - July 2, 2005 Archives

  • The name UNIX is a pun on Multics, which is the name of a major predecessor operating system.

    Phrack Issue #18 (Crimson Death's Issue)

  • The Internet was founded on free software such as USENET and UNIX, which is why no one can own it but everyone can use it.

    The Pirate’s Dilemma

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