open source Unix


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open source Unix

The versions of Unix that are distributed as open source software, such as BSD Unix, Solaris and Linux. See open source.
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FreeBSD is an open source UNIX operating system that offers advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility features.
2% of IT decision-makers name Red Hat(R) Linux as the primary open source UNIX distribution used by their organization--garnering more than eight times the market share of the closest competitor.
Corel has also decided to migrate the popular WordPerfect application suite to open source UNIX (OSU) in order to take advantage of the fast-growing market for OSU and in particular for Linux users.
Linux, the popular open source UNIX variant created by Linus Torvalds and improved upon by more than 17,000 independent developers, has become the most rapidly growing operating system environment.

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