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OS Idiot
12-15-2001, 07:43 PM
Hi, I know this might sound stupid but I am just wondering what are some of the key differences between Unix and Linux. I know Linux is basically a clone of Unix.. (they probably have the same file system too?) I am thinking of learning linux.. so i just wanna know if i learn linux, would i be able to work off unix easily? (btw, do they have the same command lines? similar at least?) well, your pointers would be greatly appreciated... thanks...

/dev/null
12-15-2001, 08:16 PM
"so i just wanna know if i learn linux, would i be able to work off unix easily?"

if this is what you want to do... grab slackware 8.0

gnu-ehacks
12-15-2001, 08:29 PM
Yeah, almost everything in Linux interface is the same as Unix. There are a few subtle differences though.

OS Idiot
12-15-2001, 09:05 PM
What are some of these subtle differences, may I ask?

gnu-ehacks
12-15-2001, 09:21 PM
Let's see...I'm not a Linux/Unix expert. You can look it up on the internet...Go to google or something.