Hacker Dictionary
 
Browse the Dictionary...
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Navigation Random Term
  • second-system effect
    n. (sometimes, more euphoniously, `second-system syndrome') When one is designing the successor to a relatively small, elegant, and successful system, there is a ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: USG UNIX 

    USG UNIX


    /U-S-G yoo'niks/ n. Refers to AT&T UNIX commercial versions after Version 7, especially System III and System V releases 1, 2, and 3. So called because during most of the life-span of those versions AT&T's support crew was called the `UNIX Support Group'. See BSD, {UNIX}.