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  • SOS
    n.,obs. /S-O-S/ 1. An infamously {losing} text editor. Once, back in the 1960s, when a text editor was needed for the PDP-6, a hacker... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    ScumOS


    n. Unflattering hackerism for SunOS, the UNIX variant supported on Sun Microsystems's UNIX workstations (see also sun-stools), and compare AIDX, terminak, Macintrash Nominal Semidestructor, Open DeathTrap, HP-SUX. Despite what this term might suggest, Sun was founded by hackers and still enjoys excellent relations with hackerdom; usage is more often in exasperation than outright loathing.