<h1>A short history of UNIX</h1>
<p>In the late 1960's Ken Thompsom joined the computing-science research group at Bell
Laboratories, which is the research arm of the giant American corporation ATT. He and many
colleagues had been collaborating with MIT and GE on the development of an... (0 Replies)
We have quite a few threads about this subject. I have collected some of them and arranged them by the OS which is primarily discussed in the thread. That is because the exact procedure depends on the OS involved. What's more, since you often need to interact with the boot process, the... (0 Replies)
I'm writing a command shell, and I want to be able to detect when the user presses an arrow key (otherwise it just prints [[A, [[B, etc.). I know it's relatively easy (although somewhat more time-consuming) to detect keystrokes in noncanonical mode, but I've noticed that the bash shell detects... (4 Replies)
I'm learning off Linux (Ubuntu) right now. I want to move up to Unix, but I don't want to rush like I did when it came to Windows --> to Linux. What is the best Unix OS that fits in pretty well with Ubuntu.
In other words is there kind of an equal Linux with Unix?
Also what do I need to... (10 Replies)
I noticed my hostname is <my-full-name>s-macbook.local. I'm not sure exactly what information leaves the local network, and whether the hostname is included, but if it is, this would mean people on the Internet can look at my hostname and see who I am. Before anyone says that's not possible,... (4 Replies)