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Old 07-22-2009
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Smilie I seen some videos on YouTube, some running UNIX commands on Windows and other on OSX. So, Is it independent OS or what? Please please clarify it...

Thank YOu
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Old 07-22-2009
please use some searchengine before asking a simple question like this! if i use google with only the word "UNIX" i'll get this as first link:
Unix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

this should give you an insight about what unix is...
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Old 07-22-2009
Within Wikipedia after looking up Unix and Linux you may also like to look up CP/M, DR-DOS, RSX-11, OS-9 (not the MAC one) to name but a few which might have influenced MS-DOS and thence Windows.
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Old 07-22-2009
OS X or Mac OS X is also a Unix variant. It's a BSD flavor!
All good OS come in UNIX flavors Smilie
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