Before understanding the difference between Linux and Unix , need to understand the operating system concept. Operating system is the collection of kernel , device drivers, GUI , dekstop ..etc.
Unix is developed in 1969. Intially it was developed in assembly language but after the invention of C language,it is recoded in C. Following are the some of Unix Operating System :
· Sun Solaris
Linux is a kernel, which is developed by Linus Torvalds in 1991. Following are the Operating system’s uses linux kernel.
· Red Hat Enterprise Linux
· Fedora Linux
· Debian Linux
Its clear that Unix is a OS but linux is a Kernel which is used in above Operating systems. In all operating systems, kernel is not used as it is. It’s changed as per user requirement.
Ø Many linux commands are not running in unix operating systems.
Ø Linux is very user-friendly as compared to Unix.
Ø Linux has many security services like SeLinux..etc.