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Unix philosophy

Unix is a type of computer operating system that makes it easier for people to use computers. The Unix philosophy is a set of ideas that helps make Unix easier to use. The main idea behind the Unix philosophy is to keep things simple and to do one job well. This means that each part of the software should do one job and do it well. Keeping things simple means that activities are broken down into smaller, simpler tasks. This makes it easier for people to understand what's going on and how to get things done.