Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Where can i get a copy of Unix?


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Where can i get a copy of Unix?
# 1  
Old 09-15-2000
Question

where can i get a free copy of unix? any kind... plz send to ::email removed::

Last edited by oombera; 02-13-2004 at 01:36 PM..
# 2  
Old 09-15-2000
Lightbulb http://www.sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/distributions

If you have a fast network connection, recommend you
go to http://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/ . Look in
the 'distributions' directory and pick one. Slackware
is easy to download using the WGET utility.

If you don't have a fast network connection or not
experienced in downloading large distributions, the
recommend you click on the RedHat 6.2 book on the
https://www.unix.com homepage and purchase book, CDROMs, etc
to install. The small price for the OS with documentation
and CDROM are well work the money.

We tend to do both. But when we need an new OS fast,
using WGET and sunsite work... but we have 764kbps
SDSL internet access.

# 3  
Old 09-16-2000
i know places where you can get unix

you have asked for unix there a very little(or none) free treu-unix distributions but bsd and linux looks extremly much at unix. freebsd (is a bsd version the most user friendly version they sayed at in the book but it still isn't user friendly ) is a unix clone (less or more, it has unix code in it). and linux had been build from a scratch with the same free standards where unix is made from ( i completly forgot which three). but the biggest different between unix computers is the kernel. All the other commando's are more or less the same. But if you start with unix, start with linux that are the easiest to understand distrobutions. I it is you first "unix" computer try suse linux or redhat linux those are the most easy to install.

www.suse.com for suse linux homepage you can find a place where you can download suse there
www.redhat.com for the redhat homepage you can find a place to download redhat there.

in a good local computer shop there is a good chance that you can find linux there. the best way to learn it is to buy it and if you don't know anything read it in the book with is with it.

www.linux.com for many information over linux
www.freebsd.com for many information about bsd



[Edited by Neo on 01-06-2001 at 06:06 PM]
# 4  
Old 09-17-2000
Error

im looking for an IBM based unix linux whatever cause i have windows and i want unix but i know i can have both unless i change the perfences but i have dos also so i have to split my drive? but where is the copy to run on a IBM computer like a pentem 3 a free version of unix also im not buying shit!!!
THX
# 5  
Old 09-19-2000
ibm unix

if you are looking for a free linux version that works on a i386 (ibm ps/2 compatibel) then download it by www.suse.com
or linux.tucows.com and you can also download freebsd by www.freebsd.com

allmost all linux distributions are working on a i386 (amd k6-2 or amd athlon or intel pentium III or any intel or any amd. ) (ibm ps/2 compatibel)
why i do not give exact url's because i don't where you live and what server is in you neighbourhood. i can give you a server in the netherlands that's veryfast for me but maybey slow for you.
# 6  
Old 10-02-2000
Copies of unix can be purchased for around $60 at the following url's (The $60 covers the cost of the media)
They can also be down loaded for free.

http://www.sco.com/offers/
SCO Openserver 5.06 or Unixware 7

or

http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/binaries/index.html
SUN / Solaris 8

At both locations you can download or purchase Unix.
Both version will aslo run on Intel.

I hope this helps.

PS SCO and SUN are both full featured system v unix distributions.





 

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #75
Difficulty: Easy
Apple's Mac OS X was based on NeXTStep, but iOS was not based on Mac OS X.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

UNIX command to copy files from Windows to UNIX box

Hi Folks, I have a file name abc.xml in my windows machine at the location c:\ytr\abc.xml which I want to place at the unix box machine inside cde directory.. at the following location that is /opt/app/cde/ now the credentials of unix box are abc345 -->(dummyid) ftyiu88--->(dummy passwd) ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: punpun66
4 Replies

2. Shell Programming and Scripting

Copy from vi Editor ( unix ) to windows

How to copy the complete content from a file in vi Editor to windows ( notepad ). I can use " select " and paste it to windows but this is restricted to current page. Not allowing me to scroll down or up when selecting the content.:confused: (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: frintocf
1 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

UUCP (Unix to unix copy) not working

I have a problem using uucp. I have Ubuntu 10.4 and i installed the 'uucp' package. In my LAN there are a desktop pc, a laptop, and the router the desktop local ip is: 192.168.0.2 the laptop local ip is: 192.168.0.4 Here are the /etc/uucp/config and the /etc/uucp/sys i used on the desktop.... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mghis
4 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

Unix copy command

Hi, I have the below command running in unix find /dev/data/ -name "*.*" -exec cp -R {} "/isdev/data//history" \; This command will copy the files from /dev/data/ to /isdev/data//history and will not throw even if there is no files in source. But if i modify the path from... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: redd
6 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

how to copy information from unix

Hi, i'm new to unix and for a school project i need to copy some information out of a server tath uses unix and paste them in exel the way I want to. At the end this need to go automaticaly every day. my question is, how can i do this and are there other programs exept exel that I can use? thx,... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Dennisj1
1 Replies

6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Copy Paste across UNIX and Windows ?

how to select all the text from a file in Unix and then paste it in Notepad in windows? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: skyineyes
4 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Copy from Windows to Unix

How do i copy a jar file from Windows to Unix?I am using eTrust single sign on tool to connect to the unix server. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ghanshyam
1 Replies

8. Filesystems, Disks and Memory

New to Unix, need to copy disc using DD

Hello, I'm new to Unix :confused: , but very comfortable with computers, we have a old ScoUnix system at work and we have no IT person, although we have limited basic knowledge of commands we are by far not experts. We have called around to have someone work on this but to date have not found... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: bill306
3 Replies

9. AIX

Copy Directories in to UNIX server

I have software on Z drive " I map it " , its about 50 MB , I want to copy the whole directory in to unix server , under some folder ... What are the steps how Ican perform this ? I have UNIX user name and password and rights to create files and folders.. Remember I want to copy all the folder... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: khan1978
3 Replies

10. Where do I download LINUX & UNIX?

Where can i get a copy of Unix or Linux?

where can i get a free copy of unix? any kind... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: gregtampa
5 Replies

Featured Tech Videos