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Old 05-11-2006
Question unix confusion

Smilie some one please tell me where i can possibly find out what is unix 10.2 and the basic system functions of it is. I really need help!
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Old 05-12-2006
If you can login in:
uname  -a

There are several versions of unix flavors that have made it into the 10's.
10.2 HPUX comes to mind.

You need to google a quick tutorial on basic unix commands - if I understand what you're asking.

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