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Refers to various derivatives of the UNIX operating system, and systems inspired by it which are similar in design and user experience. All of these operating systems are completely superior in every way to Windows, that is, if you know what the fuck "sudo chmod g+w /usr/bin/p*" means. Most of them are dependent on using the command line and knowing what the fuck you are doing, rather than clicking shiny buttons. This makes them more too hard to use for the average idiot, and thus Micro$oft is a default for you and your grandma.

Some notable UNIX-derived and UNIX-inspired systems:

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