Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 2nd Oct 2002 17:49 UTC
SGI and IRIX In the '90s, before MacOSX was released, if people were to reffer to a user-friendly Unix that looked cool at the time, that would have been SGI's 64-bit operating system for the MIPS processors, the IRIX. IRIX was first released in 1987, and by 1995 was already a highly respected UNIX, the first with immense multimedia capabilities! Check out our introduction and some screenshots of IRIX.
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Irix...
by Bascule on Wed 2nd Oct 2002 18:16 UTC

the only Unix operating system you have to reboot more than Windows.

Take the above comment with a grain of salt, please ;) While, of course, it's true you can accomplish pretty much everything that the GUI will ask you to reboot for on the CLI in a relatively straightforward fashion, users still enjoy rebooting their SGI workstations constantly.