Action in Ubuntu Users

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Tue Sep 14 00:34:34 BST 2010

On Monday, September 13, 2010 10:53 PM, David Gerard wrote:
> On 13 September 2010 15:49, Douglas Pollard<dougpol1 at>  wrote:
>>      If such a thing were workable it could move Linux more into the
>> public eye as well as a very important alternative system.   Any way, I
>> told them I would place the question on line to some of the Linux groups
>> to see if any of this made any sense to people who understand Linux and
>> software far more than I do
> Linux is Unix, so this is entirely feasible. Look up UUCP and Usenet
> on Wikipedia. You don't even need the Internet - UUCP can run over any
> sort of connection. It was originally for just dialup modems, back
> when 19200 bits per second was *amazing*.

Linux is not UNIX. It is mostly compatible with the POSIX 
specifications. Linux stands on its own today.

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