Is UNIX based on Linux

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No, but Linux is based on Unix since Linux is a Unix clone.

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How are unix and Linux related?

Linux is a clone based on the environment and look and feel of Unix. In this way, Unix was used as the model and Linux looks like it based on the Unix features and methodology.

Does Linux use the kernel of Unix?

No, it is unix-based but Linux is a kernel not an operating system.Ubuntu,Linux Mint,Debian,and puppy Linux,ect. are OS's that use the Linux kernel.

Is Macintosh UNIX based?

Yes Mac OS is based on Linux

What is the difference between unix operating system and Linux operating system?

Linux is a Unix-like system. This means that it is inspired or influenced by Unix in some shape or form (Linux started off from Minix), but it is not directly derived from Unix. However, BSD is based on Unix, and macOS is indirectly Unix-based because of its mixed heritage with BSD.

What type of software is Linux?

Linux is an operating system, like Windows, that runs on the Linux Kernel, which is based off of UNIX.

List of the unix based OS?


What is the name of operating system in Unix and Linux?

"Unix" and "Linux."

Which operating system is similar to UNIX?

Many operating systems are described as "Unix-like" or "Unix-based", for example, Linux, Solaris, and BSD.

What is Linux based on?

Linux is not "based" on anything per se. Its kernel is all original code and the software included in the average Linux distribution is non-centric to a given system. However. Linux is inspired by and readily identified as being "related" to UNIX, to the point many Linux users consider it to be UNIX.

Which operating system is developed first unix or Linux?

Unix was first; Linux is a clone of Unix.

Where did the name Linux come from?

Linux is the name of an operating system. It was named based on the name of Linus Torvalds, who created it, and to sound like Unix, since it is a flavor of Unix.

Is unix and Linux an open system?

Linux is an open system, Unix is not.

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