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body Since 1975, the USENIX Association has provided a forum
for the communication of the results of innovation and
research in Unix and modern open systems. It is well
known for its technical conferences, tutorial programs, and
the wide variety of publications it has sponsored over the
USENIX is the original not-for-profit membership organisation
for individuals and institutions interested in Unix and
Unix-like systems, by extension, X, object-oriented
technology, and other advanced tools and technologies, and the
broad interconnected and interoperable computing environment.
USENIX's activities include an annual technical conference;
frequent specific-topic conferences and symposia; a highly
regarded tutorial program covering a wide range of topics,
introductory through advanced; numerous publications,
including a book series, in cooperation with The MIT Press,
on advanced computing systems, proceedings from USENIX
symposia and conferences, the quarterly journal "Computing
Systems", and the biweekly newsletter; "login: ";
participation in various ANSI, IEEE and ISO standards
efforts; sponsorship of local and special technical groups
relevant to Unix. The chartering of SAGE, the SystemAdministrators Guild as a Special Technical Group within
USENIX is the most recent.