Same as *nix
, with a missing asterisk usually resulting from laziness.
The abbreviation for a variation of Unix system including:
Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Solaris, and even Apple's OSX.
An extremely scalable, simple yet intricate operating system that led a revolution in the computer world, creating a philosophy in itself and eventually dominating the world of servers.
"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity." - Dennis Ritchie
-from Stevie's definition of unix