Version 7 Unix
Important early release of the Unix operating system.- Version 7 Unix
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Discontinued version of the Unix operating system for various microcomputer platforms, licensed by Microsoft from AT&T Corporation in the late 1970s.
Microsoft, which expected that UNIX would be its operating system of the future when personal computers became powerful enough, purchased a license for Version 7 UNIX from AT&T in 1978, and announced on August 25, 1980, that it would make the software available for the 16-bit microcomputer market.
The first version of the Unix operating system to see wide release outside Bell Labs.
It was superseded by Version 7 Unix in 1978/1979, although V6 systems remained in regular operation until at least 1985.
The term "Research Unix" refers to early versions of the Unix operating system for DEC PDP-7, PDP-11, VAX and Interdata 7/32 and 8/32 computers, developed in the Bell Labs Computing Sciences Research Center (CSRC).
In 2002, Caldera International released Unix V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6, V7 on PDP-11 and Unix 32V on VAX as FOSS under a permissive BSD-like software license.
Computer software utility for collecting many files into one archive file, often referred to as a tarball, for distribution or backup purposes.
The command-line utility was first introduced in the Version 7 Unix in January 1979, replacing the tp program (which in turn replaced "tap").
Dynamic-named value that can affect the way running processes will behave on a computer.
They were introduced in their modern form in 1979 with Version 7 Unix, so are included in all Unix operating system flavors and variants from that point onward including Linux and macOS.
Shell command-line interpreter for computer operating systems.
The Bourne shell was the default shell for Version 7 Unix.
Domain-specific language designed for text processing and typically used as a data extraction and reporting tool.
As one of the early tools to appear in Version 7 Unix, AWK added computational features to a Unix pipeline besides the Bourne shell, the only scripting language available in a standard Unix environment.
Brand name of Digital Equipment Corporation's (DEC) discontinued native Unix operating systems for the PDP-11, VAX, MicroVAX and DECstations.
Under Canter's direction, UEG released V7M, a modified version of Unix 7th Edition (q.v.).
Acronym of Unix-to-Unix Copy.
It was released in 1979 as part of Version 7 Unix.
American technology company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), VirtualBox, and SPARC microprocessors.
Sun's first workstation shipped with UniSoft V7 Unix.