Happy 40th Birthday UNIX!

Posted on in Categories UNIX last updated June 18, 2009

UNIX turns 40 – in 1969 group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs, including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, Douglas McIlroy, and Joe Ossanna developed UNIX. Today Unix offered in many flavors and developed over time by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors (such as IBM, HP, Sun, Apple etc) and non-profit organizations. CW article concluded that after four decades, the future of the operating system is clouded, but its legacy will endure in form of Linux and Microsoft NT operating system.

Choosing UNIX / Linux Operating System Vendor / Software

Posted on in Categories GNU/Open source, Hardware, Howto, HP-UX, Linux, Linux distribution, package management, RedHat/Fedora Linux, Sys admin, Tips, UNIX, Windows server last updated July 4, 2008

UNIX or Linux distros offers many flavors. Managing many UNIX like operating systems can be difficult. Here are few tips about selecting one perfect operating system for your business and sticking it with to save both money and time.

Advanced techniques for using the UNIX/Linux find command

Posted on in Categories Howto, Linux, News last updated February 18, 2008

IBM developerWorks published new article for Intermediate Linux/UNIX users. Explore the vast terrain of the UNIX file system with the find command. One of the most powerful and useful commands in the UNIX programmer’s repertoire is find. All flavors of UNIX have file systems that can contain thousands of files of many different types. With so many choices, locating a specific file, or set of files, can be difficult. The find command makes this task easier in many ways.

Read the article online.