Axia College of University of Phoenix
The fundamental differences between Windows®, Mac OS®, UNIX, and Linux are that each system depends on a different language. The differences are described as follows:
The UNIX operating system is a multiprogramming, multitasking operating system (OS). The portability of UNIX has become one of its best features. The UNIX OS was used primarily in the academic environment, government offices, and government contractors in the early years of internet activity. Despite UNIX’s variety of capabilities, UNIX never achieved popularity as an OS for a personal computer.