TimP wrote:

Shining Arcanine wrote:
Perhaps I am going a bit far, but I would really like the ability to buy a copy of Unix for my home PC for $15.75 at my university's store like I can with Windows Vista Ultimate, so I tried to make the best case I could for why Microsoft should buy SCO.


http://www.ubuntu.com/
http://www.freebsd.org/
http://www.openbsd.org/
http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/

Besides, I think that Novell vs. SCO lawsuit determined that SCO never "owned" Unix and that all Unix-related assets belong to Novell.


Theres also Ancient Unix  @
http://v6.cuzuco.com/ , http://www.lemis.com/grog/Documentation/Lions/
& http://www.tuhs.org/
If you are interested in learning about the development and history of Unix. It also has a number of distributions that you can download for free although they wont work directly on a pc, it might be interesting to try porting