UNIX is a computer operating system, which appeared much earlier than Windows. UNIX was first created by a team of students of one university who wanted to create common databases available for all students of the university. Gradually, the operating system was developed and improved by different students who wanted to make it easier in functioning. Later on, UNIX became quite a popular operating system for special purposes. Even today, it is more widely used for Internet and networking than by individuals at home. Many people do not know that the development and creation of the Internet was closely connected with UNIX, as the servers working due to this operating system were the basis for the creation of the Internet.
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Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. Operating system produced by Microsoft as an add-on to MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces. Apple's mobile operating system, based on the concept of direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures. Free complete Unix-like operating system that holds kernel, device drivers, and all of the userland utilities in the same source code revision tracking tree. Operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, consists of a kernel based on the Linux kernel.
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The main creator and sponsor of the production of the operating system is Canonical Company. Today the project of Ubuntu operating system is actively developed and supported by the virtual community. According to the statistics provided by Canonical Ltd Ubuntu is used by more than 20 million people what makes it one of the most popular distributives of Linux for desktops. Generally, the new versions of Ubuntu are released every half of a year.