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internetnews.com: MINIX Gets (X) Windows

Mar 31, 2006, 22:45 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"Nearly 15 years ago, Linux creator Linus Torvalds posted his first public announcement about open source operating system Linux in a post to the MINIX newsgroup.

"Since then, Linux has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. But what of MINIX, the 'inspiration' for Linux?

"MINIX is still quite alive and is on the cusp of releasing its first version with a windowing system as it continues its (long) march to becoming a serious operating system as the shadow of its Penguin disciple continues to grow..."

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