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UnXis, Inc. completed the acquisition of SCO’s Unix assets but it claims it got Unix and Unixware trademarks while at the end of the various lawsuits in the last years it was established that Novell own those trademarks while SCO had a license.

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After about two years the Debian project has released version 6.0, code-named Squeeze,ot its famous distribution. In addition to the classic Debian GNU/Linux there’s the official release of Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, the Debian distribution based on the FreeBSD kernel though not all the advanced features for the desktop are supported.

Wikipedia, the collaborative multilingual encyclopedia, was born on January 15, 2001. The term wiki means quick in Hawaiian and in informatics it was adopted to describe a technology for creating collaborative websites. The term wiki was joined to encyclopedia to form Wikipedia so the term means fast culture.

Windows creation started at the beginning of the ’80s with the production of a graphic interface that was actually a program for the MS-DOS operating system using concepts inspired to the ones developed some years before by Xerox.