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MacWeek: Why Unix is cool

“Unix is about as far from the Macintosh way as you can get.
It’s obscure, confusing, arcane and incredibly difficult to
operate.

“Yet if you believe the post-COMDEX news reports, Linux (the
open-software flavor of Unix masterminded by Linus Torvalds) is
poised to send Microsoft NT running with its tail between its legs
and usher in a new era of software free from the twin shackles of
corporate greed and Microsoft. Can an end to world hunger be far
behind?”

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