HP-UX History Y2K
HP stands for Hewlett-Packard, from the names of its two founders Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard. Both were Stanford University students. HP was founded in 1939. HP's unix offering is called HP-UX.
complete HP-UX docs are here: [http://docs.hp.com/]. HUGE. Including PDF versions. Particular useful are:
- Sys admin guide: [http://www.docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/B2355-90701/B2355-90701.html]
- user guide on shells: (for intermediate users) [http://www.docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/B2355-90046/B2355-90046.html]
- HP-UX user guide (for unix beginners): [http://www.docs.hp.com/hpux/onlinedocs/B2355-90164/B2355-90164.html]
HP-UX software archive heaven is called “Software Porting And Archive Centre for HP-UX”. It contains much source and pre-compiled software for HP-UX. They have many mirrors. Here are two: