Information needed on Linux and unix Operation system

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1. What is Linux Operating System?

2. What is the difference between Linux and Unix systems?

3. Is it the same? How does the file directory system work on this?

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Information needed on Linux and unix Operation system


Hi Robert_Hernandez,

        LINUX is simply a kernel and a clone of UNIX which is scripted from scratch.  Where in UNIX is a secure name in which only big companies are permitted to use UNIX.  Mostly the system of UNIX  are commercial in itself.  What else are the difference between them?  Take a look at some points in which they differ:

 LINUX                                                                                                                                               UNIX
The Cost and License : Can be downloaded for free which is under                           The OS are not free
                                            the license of GNU
Friendly User                 : Considered as the most friendly user because                    Only apple OS X is accepted by UNIX  
                                            installing sound cards, flash player and other                       egarding desktop utilization.
                                            desktop stuff are easy to install
Firewall software           : To protect the server from intruders in the internet            must buy a software called Checkpoint
                                             the firewall use is netfilter based tool                                     unix firewall
File System                        ext3 by default  supports                                                           comes with different file system such as
                                                                                                                                                    gpfs, jfs(solaris), jfs gpfs(AIX)
OS Names                      : Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Linux                            Mac OS X, HP-UX, IRIX

Hope this might help you.


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