How many of you heard about MINIX OS? RRS feed

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  • Hi friends,

    how many of you heard about MINIX OS. ?? i came to know that it was supposed to be the smallest OS under construction...

    Friday, May 25, 2007 12:24 PM


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  • MINIX is a free/open source, Unix-like operating system (OS) based on a microkernel architecture. Andrew S. Tanenbaum wrote the operating system to be used for educational purposes; MINIX also inspired the creation of the Linux kernel. Its name derives from the words minimal and Unix.

    Friday, May 25, 2007 2:58 PM
  • I think minix came after unix and before linux came this was a modified version of linux
    Friday, May 25, 2007 7:51 PM
  • The info I quoted is from Wikipedia and hence it is correct , i hope...
    Friday, May 25, 2007 11:38 PM
  • Dear Friend,


    Greetings, MINIX Operating System are new features which have several optimizations.



    Saturday, May 26, 2007 6:36 AM
  • wow some great replies and yeah i thought of using MINIX 3.0 in my system..

    later in the next month i wil check it more..

    Thursday, May 31, 2007 4:10 PM