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9P (protocol)

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9P (or the Plan 9 Filesystem Protocol or Styx) is a network protocol developed for the Plan 9 from Bell Labs distributed operating system as the means of connecting the components of a Plan 9 system. [1]

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Acme (text editor)

Acme is a text editor and graphical shell from the Plan 9 from Bell Labs operating system, designed and implemented by Rob Pike.

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Clustered file system

A clustered file system is a file system which is shared by being simultaneously mounted on multiple servers.

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Communication protocol

In telecommunication, a communication protocol is a system of rules that allow two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quantity.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Dennis Ritchie

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (September 9, 1941 – October 12, 2011) was an American computer scientist.

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Distributed operating system

A distributed operating system is a software over a collection of independent, networked, communicating, and physically separate computational nodes.

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File Transfer Protocol

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used for the transfer of computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

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IL (network protocol)

The Internet Link protocol or IL is a connection-based transport layer protocol designed at Bell Labs originally as part of the Plan 9 operating system and is used to carry 9P.

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Inferno (operating system)

Inferno is a distributed operating system started at Bell Labs and now developed and maintained by Vita Nuova Holdings as free software.

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Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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Loadable kernel module

In computing, a loadable kernel module (LKM) is an object file that contains code to extend the running kernel, or so-called base kernel, of an operating system.

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macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.

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NixOS is a Linux distribution built on top of the Nix package manager.

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Plan 9 from Bell Labs

Plan 9 from Bell Labs is a distributed operating system, originating in the Computing Sciences Research Center (CSRC) at Bell Labs in the mid-1980s, and building on UNIX concepts first developed there in the late 1960s; until the Labs' final release at the start of 2015.

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Plan 9 from User Space

Plan 9 from User Space (also plan9port or p9p) is a port of many Plan 9 from Bell Labs libraries and applications to Unix-like operating systems.

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Plumber (program)

The plumber, in the Plan 9 from Bell Labs and Inferno operating systems, is a mechanism for reliable uni- or multicast inter-process communication of formatted textual messages.

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Process (computing)

In computing, a process is an instance of a computer program that is being executed.

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Rio (windowing system)

rio is Plan 9 from Bell Labs's windowing system.

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Rob Pike

Robert "Rob" C. Pike (born 1956) is a Canadian programmer and author.

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A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.

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Virtual file system

A Virtual File System (VFS) or virtual filesystem switch is an abstraction layer on top of a more concrete file system.

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Virtual machine

In computing, a virtual machine (VM) is an emulation of a computer system.

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A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser.

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Window (computing)

In computing, a window is a graphical control element.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9P_(protocol)

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