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Old 07-12-2001
Simple question?

I've been a Linux user for quite some time, started out with Red Hat and Mandrake, and just recently moved to Slackware linux.... my question is this:

Is there a big difference between Linux and Unix? If so, what?

I was just looking at Sun's Solaris 8 thats free for download on Intel platforms. I'd like to take a look at it, but would like to know just how different it may be from the *NIX (linux) that I know.
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Old 07-13-2001
UNIX is a computing architectural philosophy, not a product. Linux, BSD, Darwin, HP-UX, Solaris, AIX...... you name them..... are all wonderful variations of a common architectural philosophy.

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Old 07-16-2001
Cuthbert...
I was on sun.com today looking for the free download for intel systems. I could not find it.
Would you or someone else point me to it.

I found this page.... but can't find the link for the d/l.
http://www.sun.com/solaris/binaries/

Any help greatly appreciated!
CCM
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Old 07-16-2001
[url]http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/binaries/download.html

Regards.
alwayslearningunix
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Old 07-16-2001
Yep.. thats the link!
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Old 07-16-2001
Thanks Gents!

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