BSD or Linux - which is a more direct descendent of bell labs unix?

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  1. chrome_sturmen

    chrome_sturmen Registered Member

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    thought i'd ask opinions :D
     
  2. Pseudo

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    Re: BDS or Linux - which is a more direct descendent of bell labs unix?

    BSD - at least, I'm pretty positive.
     
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    Re: BDS or Linux - which is a more direct descendent of bell labs unix?

    Check out this page from the FreeBSD handbook.
     
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    Linux is not a descendant.
    Linux is like and derives its design from Unix, but is completely free of any Unix code, whereas BSD shares its initial codebase and design with AT&T Unix.
     
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    I found a chart on Unix history. This may help you contextualize.
     
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