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Unformatted text preview: Apple's market share, and gives UNIX developers access to a lucrative new audience. Mac OS X, the first major overhaul of Apple's operating system since its 1984 introduction, is based on BSD Unix, a popular variant of UNIX. Apple in late March released Mac OS X at retail and on Monday said the OS would ship on all new Macs. Apple has gone down the UNIX road before. In the early 1990s, the company sold A/UX, a version of Unix System V, designed to run on Apple's Macs and servers as an alternative to the Mac OS. But A/UX didn't easily run existing Mac applications and attracted few buyers. The company later discontinued it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course COMPUTER S 101 taught by Professor Xxx during the Spring '11 term at Holy Family University.
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