Is Unix Dead?

By Deane Barker on July 15, 2003

Is Unix on Borrowed Time?: A star-studded panel agrees that Unix will fall in the face of Linux.

“SuSE’s Geck said Unix will eventually fade away to be replaced by Linux, while VA Software’s Augustin said Linux to him is the next generation of Unix. He too said Unix will be replaced by Linux over time as it simply does not make economic sense for many businesses to be developing on an old proprietary operating system anymore.”