Meaning of UNIX in English

An operating system developed by Bell Laboratories for use on large workstations. Latest information on Copeland and other operating systems can be obtained at <http://techweb.cmp.com/iw/center/default.html>. Details are provided in Information Week, April 29, 1996, p. 15. Unix became one of the main operating systems for networked computers. It is especially suited for networks and is commonly used for Internet networks. The Unix System V Release 4 based operating system is called Sun's Solaris that runs off Sun Workstations and the PowerPC. IBM's Unix-based operating system is called the AIX, and the Hewlett-Packard version is called HP/UX. A discussion of whether Unix should become more of a part of operating systems in accounting practices is provided by Courtney and Hunton (1993) . Since the advent of Windows 2000, much of this argument becomes muted. (See also AU , SCO Open Desktop , Networks , and Operating system )

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