Did Linux Kill Commercial Unix?
How-To Geek, October 10th, 2019
October 20, 2019,
Volume 259, Issue 3

Sales of commercial Unix have fallen off a cliff. There has to be something behind this dramatic decline

"Has Linux killed its ancestor by becoming a perfectly viable replacement, like an operating system version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers?" asks Dave McKay in How-To Geek.

The Beginning of Unix

"The initial release of Unix occurred fifty years ago in 1969, at Bell Labs, a research and development company owned by AT&T. Happy birthday, Unix. Actually, at that time it was still called Unics, standing for UNIplexed Information and Computing Service. Apparently, no one can recall when the 'cs' became an 'x.' It was written on a DEC PDP/7 computer, in DEC assembly language..."

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