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   Linux FAQ > 1. Introduction and General Information
Question:  1.11. Is Linux *nix?
Answer:

Not officially, until it passes the Open Group's certification tests, and supports the necessary API's. Even very few of the commercial operating systems have passed the Open Group tests. For more information, see http://www.unix-systems.org/what_is_unix.html.

[Bob Friesenhahn]


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