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MINIX is a family of Unix/POSIX compliant, small, microkernel operating systems (OSs). All versions include source code. MINIX has a strong presence in computer education. MINIX 1 originated to teach college level computer science. MINIX 1 and 2 were used only for education, and by hobbyists. MINIX 1 had a more restrictive license. MINIX 2 and 3 are free, open source, with a BSD-like license. MINIX 3 is the first version intended for more than education. It is optimized for reliability: it is flexible, secure, and self-healing, it keeps running even during software faults; almost everything, including drivers, runs in user space. Over 400 programs are ported to it.
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Professor, Free University, Amsterdam; author of MINIX Unix variant. Full source code. Free for all uses. Small size, microkernel, ample documentation. Users unfamiliar with OS internals can understand nearly the full system with a few months use and study. MINIX inspired Linus Torvalds to do Linux.
Part of the Computer Science Bibliography Collection of Alf-Christian Achilles.
This directory and subdirectories contain MINIX, a small Unix-like system for IBM PCs and compatibles.
Overview article on the system and its history.
Line-by-line comments of source code for TCP/IP networking protocols, network service, for Minix version 2.0.4. By Christos Karayiannis, Andrew Swartzbaugh.
Major resource of information on, downloads of, and software for, Minix.
Overdressed version of Minix; source, binaries, man pages.
Repository for OS related: documentation, help, information, news, links, books, source code, downloads. Not the official MINIX website.
By Andrew S Tanenbaum, Albert S Woodhull; Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN 0131429388. Revised simplified edition, for latest MINIX version. An OS text which first explains relevant principles, then demonstrate their use via Unix-like OS as a detailed example.
By Andrew S Tanenbaum, Albert S Woodhull; Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN 0131429388. Revised simplified edition, for latest MINIX version. An OS text which first explains relevant principles, then demonstrate their use via Unix-like OS as a detailed example.
This directory and subdirectories contain MINIX, a small Unix-like system for IBM PCs and compatibles.
Overview article on the system and its history.
Major resource of information on, downloads of, and software for, Minix.
Part of the Computer Science Bibliography Collection of Alf-Christian Achilles.
Repository for OS related: documentation, help, information, news, links, books, source code, downloads. Not the official MINIX website.
Overdressed version of Minix; source, binaries, man pages.
Line-by-line comments of source code for TCP/IP networking protocols, network service, for Minix version 2.0.4. By Christos Karayiannis, Andrew Swartzbaugh.
Professor, Free University, Amsterdam; author of MINIX Unix variant. Full source code. Free for all uses. Small size, microkernel, ample documentation. Users unfamiliar with OS internals can understand nearly the full system with a few months use and study. MINIX inspired Linus Torvalds to do Linux.

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