[pups] Re: [TUHS] Can someone advise me regarding a gui for UNIX
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at lemis.com
Thu Oct 10 16:25:05 AEST 2002
On Thursday, 10 October 2002 at 1:23:30 -0400, Gregg C Levine wrote:
> Hello from Gregg C Levine
> Cross posted to both TUH, and PUPS lists, apologies to all.
> Can someone advise me regarding when the GUIs became a standard feature on
Well, there are three variables. GUI, standard and UNIX.
> Or operating systems whose ancestry was indeed UNIX? I know that
> with Linux, for example started carrying one, about the same time
> the kernel became capable of supporting it. Or at least that's my
> opinion. With regard to the materials we discuss here, well, that's
> what I am attempting to ascertain.
If by "GUI" you mean a windowing system, and by "standard" you mean
generally available, then I'd say the late 80s. I started using X11R3
on Interactive UNIX/386 in early 1990. I'm sure I didn't count as an
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