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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

      /MIN-ix/ A small operating system that is
     very similar to UNIX.  MINIX was written for educational
     purposes by Prof. Andrew S. Tanenbaum of Vrije
     Universiteit, Amsterdam.
     MINIX has been written from scratch and contains no AT&T code
     -- neither in the kernel, the compiler, the utilities, nor
     the libraries.  Although copyrighted by Prentice-Hall, all
     sources, binaries and documentation can be obtained via
     Internet for educational or research purposes.
     Current versions as of 1996-11-15:
     MINIX 2.0 - Intel CPUs from Intel 8088 to Pentium
     Intel,+Macintosh+({MacMinix">MINIX 1.5 - Intel, Macintosh ({MacMinix), Amiga, Atari
     ST, Sun SPARC.

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