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Bell Labs researchers proudly displayed their Unix policy at conferences with a slide that read, "No advertising, no support, no bug fixes, payment in advance."

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If Thompson, Ritchie and their colleagues at Bell labs did what their bosses told them, Unix would not exist. The fascinating story of the great operating system from the last millenium.

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The Strange Birth and Long Life of Unix – IEEE Spectrum
The classic operating system turns 40, and its progeny abound

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