MINIX is a Unix-like computer operating system based on a microkernel architecture created by Andrew S. Tanembaum. MINIX also inspired the creation of the Linux kernel.

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Setup xterm-256color on Minix3

Problem I'm trying to setup 256 color on Minix3. I found that the xterm-256color file exists on /usr/pkg/share/terminfo/x. I tried to set it up in ~/.profile with if [ -e ...
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bash: Is a directory error

So I encounter this "bash: Is a directory" error while trying to run the following command on my Arch Linux VirtualBox. GNU bash version 4.3.30(1). /home/minix git clone git://git.minix3.org/minix ...
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Minix 3.3 FTP connection via VirtualBox

I'm using Virtualbox 4.3 to run Minix 3.3 under my windows 7 installation... I have this file that I need to copy from windows to Minix. I searched around and I found out that FTP would be the way to ...
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Ssh-ing from one virtualbox instance to another

I have two virtual machines running in Virtualbox. I have Minix running in one, Linux Mint in the other (and windows on the host machine). I need to ssh from Linux Mint to Minix (so I want to open a ...
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minix doesn't shut down

I've installed minix on virtual machine (bochs VM). Everything works great until I try to shut down the minix (shutdown command). Minix hangs at this output MINIX will now be shut down... What is ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: unprotected port

I wanna login a guest minix system resides inside VirtualBox through ssh and receive the error ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host. After turn on the verbose flag, the ...
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How to configure using arrow key to repeat previous shell commands in Minix

I am new to Minix. I'm so impressed by the speed of the system. It looks elegant, I like it. However, I have a question about the shell. In Linux, while using a shell, up and down arrow keys can be ...
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problems on mounting a minix file system on ubuntu 10.10

I wanna create and mount a minix fs image under ubuntu for study early file systems. And tried this: dd if=/dev/zero of=minix1.img bs=1024 count=1440 sudo losetup /dev/loop0 minix1.img sudo ...
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the commands ls and get of ftp are not working in vmware

Iam using vmware player version 3.1 to boot a minix 3 os image. After booting the minix os I want to get some files from a server using ftp. the ftp connection to the server works but when i use the ...
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How to start minix

I installed minix in VirtualBox but I don't know whether it installed correctly or not. Just check this screen shot and let me know how to test it. This is the result when i am trying to login as ...
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Not able to install minix in virtualbox in Ubuntu 10.04

i am getting an error msz..!! No Bootable medium found. System halted I have iso images of minix3 downloaded from here. i downlaoded book version
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mounting minix filesystem on ubuntu

How can I mount a Minix filesystem in Ubuntu? I'm trying to do sudo mount -o loop,offset=1024 -t minix B30M biggy/ and I get mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop0, ...