What UNIX or UNIX work-alikes have you used/admin'ed

rbelk

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Here's my list of systems I have actually admin'ed since the late 70's

In a Work environment:
- UNIX on a PDP system, don't remember the PDP system or the UNIX the version
- DEC VAX running UNIX/32V
- NCR Tower running AT&T System V UNIX
- AT&T's 3B1 running System V UNIX
- SWTP SS-50 systems running OS/9 level 1 & 2
- Tandy 6000 running Xenix
- X86 systems running Xenix
- HP/UX on numerous HP systems
- All versions of SUN Solaris
- SCO's UNIXWare & OpenServer
- QNX on specialized medical systems
- IBM's AIX on numerous IBM systems
- SGI's IRIX on numerous SGI systems
- 386BSD, BSDi's BSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD
- Linux (Slackware/Debian/RedHat/SUSE/Ubuntu)

At home
- Tandy CoCo 2 running OS/9 Level 1
- Tandy CoCo 3 running OS/9 Level 2
- Minix on an Amiga 500 & 3000 also on X86 compatibles
- Linux (Slackware/Debian/RedHat/SUSE/Ubuntu)
- 386BSD, BSDi's BSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD
- AT&T's Plan/9

I have ran some type of UNIX at home since 1982!
I know even my son calls me an Ubergeek!
 

phoenix

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  • RedHat Linux 5.2 through 7.2
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.something
  • FreeBSD 2.2.8, 3.1, 4.0 through 7.2
  • Debian Linux 3.1, 4.0, 5.0
  • Kubuntu 6.06 through 9.04
  • Ubuntu Server 6.06 and 8.04 (the LTS versions
  • Dabbled with OpenBSD 3.something
  • Dabbled with NetBSD 1.something
  • UnixWare something *

Whatever version of OpenBSD and NetBSD was available at the time of FreeBSD 3.1. Played with FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, and RedHat on my first laptop (Pentium-MMX 166 MHz w/40 MB of RAM). Didn't have a NIC, though, and the modem was a soft-modem so no Unix support, so never did much beyond get X working. But, was able to parlay that into a FreeBSD+Linux server admin job. :)

The UnixWare box I don't touch much, except to reset the odd printer queue. All I can say is that CDE must die the most horrible death that it can.
 

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phoenix said:
The UnixWare box I don't touch much, except to reset the odd printer queue. All I can say is that CDE must die the most horrible death that it can.

Isn't CDE kind of dead already?
But who needs xDE anyway when there's the ssh/tcsh desktop environment and vi control panel?

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Sadly, I have never worked with any UNIX professionally, other than using a FreeBSD or OpenBSD livecd to fix a Windows machine ... Other than that, it's been all Windows :(
But if you have a UNIX job and want to hire me, I'm available ;)
 

vivek

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  1. Sun Solaris
  2. VxWorks
  3. HP-UX
  4. IBM AIX
  5. Linux Redhat / Debian / Ubuntu / Suse
  6. SCO UnixWare / OpenServer
  7. FreeBSD
  8. OpenBSD
  9. IRIX
  10. Mac OS X
  11. Tru64
 

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At work mainly Solaris 8, 9, 10 and a bit of Red Hat Enterprise.

At home only FreeBSD.
 

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At university (i.e. as a user):
  • SGI Indy running IRIX 5.3
  • Unknown HP server running HP-UX 9/10
  • Sunrays connected to some quad-processor Solaris thing they gave the hostname beast
  • i386: Linux (Storm (local admin), Red Hat)
At home (i.e. as user and admin):
  • SGI Indy initially running IRIX 5.3, later I switched one over to NetBSD-mips and kept IRIX on the other one
  • HP 712(-80 I think) initially running HP-UX, later OpenBSD-hppa
  • Various i386, running Linux (Red Hat, Debian, Ubuntu, Slackware) and FreeBSD (3.2 to 7-STABLE)
Alphons
 

kano

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servers wise?

redhat 7.x - too long ago to remember version
freebsd 4.x - shortly was admin of a freebsd 4.x box, cant remember exact version... probably was around the time of 5.0 or 5.1.
debian 4.0 through 5.0 - home file server still runs etch ppc, admin of a VPS running 5.0 until moving to my current servers.
freebsd 7.1 - currently 2 servers running 7.1.

probably some others, but those are the ones I remember administrating that were remote and used by other people besides myself.

edit: also remember briefly administrating an openbsd box around the same time as the freebsd 4.x one. I think we were testing out different operating systems and hoping between different data centers or something.
 

ckester

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Many many years ago:
Coherent
Interactive 386/ix
Xenix
SCO Unix

Not quite as many years ago, but still in the distant past:
Slackware Linux
SuSe Linux
RedHat Linux

More recently:
OS X
FreeBSD

Intending to try:
Plan9
 

tingo

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Many years ago:
TOS / SecTOS - on Nixdorf computers Targon machines
SINIX - on Siemens Nixdorf RM-400 series
 

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tingo said:
SINIX - on Siemens Nixdorf RM-400 series
Forgot about that one :e

We had a couple of those at one of my previous jobs
 

oliverh

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-SGI Irix in the early 90s
-NetBSD on the Amiga :)
-Slackware Linux since the early 90s (Walnut Creek CDs ;-) )
-MacOS X since about 2001
-sometimes Debian
-many years ago RedHat
-FreeBSD since 5.x
-OpenBSD
 

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Solaris, SCO OpenServer, Minix, free/open/net BSD.
 

Zare

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Oh yeah, Linux fits in too..i have lots of experience with Debian and Slackware.
 

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Linux distros I've used in order from first to last.
_____Ubuntu and Mint
_____Arch
_____Gentoo
_____LFS and CLFS
OpenSolaris for a few days.
Now FreeBSD, hope to stick with it.
 

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Carpetsmoker said:
Isn't CDE kind of dead already?
But who needs xDE anyway when there's the ssh/tcsh desktop environment and vi control panel?

The only way to restart the print queues on this box is via CDE. Pretty much everything on this box is GUI-based ... if you can call CDE a GUI. :) It's more like a "Get-in-your-way-and-make-it Unusable Interface". It's horrible. But UnixWare itself is horrible. I'm so glad SCO is dead.
 
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