SunOS


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SunOS

(operating system)
Sun Microsystems' version of Unix for Sun workstations. SunOS is similar to BSD Unix with some SVR4 features and OpenWindows 3.0.

After version 4, SunOS was integrated into Sun's Solaris "operating environment".
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SunOS

Sun's Unix operating system. SunOS was renamed Solaris. See Solaris.
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