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First Edition Unix: Its Creation and Restoration
July-September 2010 (vol. 32 no. 3)
pp. 74-82
Warren Toomey, Bond University, Robina

Until recently, the earliest versions of the Unix operating system were believed to have been lost completely. In 2008, however, a restoration team from the Unix Heritage Society completed an effort to resurrect and restore the first edition Unix to a running and usable state from a newly discovered listing of the system's assembly source code.

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Index Terms:
Unix, operating systems, software restoration
Warren Toomey, "First Edition Unix: Its Creation and Restoration," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 74-82, July-Sept. 2010, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2009.55
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