Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th Sep 2009 16:28 UTC, submitted by Robert Escue
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Apart from Linux and the various BSD operating systems, there's another open source UNIX-like operating system (actually, it's a certified UNIX): OpenSolaris. There are a few key differences between Linux and OpenSolaris, and TuxRadar lists some of them so that Linux users can dive right into Solaris.
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To get the UNIX label, OpenSolaris would have to be certified POSIX compliant. Solaris is, but OpenSolaris is not, mostly for financial reasons I imagine. So while OpenSolaris is a UNIX derivative, I don't think it can be called UNIX for legal reasons.

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