A/UX definition operating system
(Apple's UniX) Apple
's first version of Unix
computers. A/UX merges the Macintosh Finder (GUI
) with a Unix core, offering functions from both systems. It will run on some late-model Motorola 68000
Macs, but not on the Power Mac
A/UX is based on AT&T
Unix System V
.2.2 with numerous extensions from V.3, V.4 and BSD
4.2/4.3. It also provides full POSIX
A/UX 3.x.x incorporates System 7 for the Macintosh, thus supporting the vast majority of Macintosh applications
. System 7 and Unix are fully integrated under A/UX 3.x.x with the Unix file system being seen as a disk drive by the Finder.
jagubox's A/UX Home Page (http://jagubox.gsfc.nasa.gov/aux/Info/FAQ.auxl).