Library: Multics

Multics was an extremely important timesharing operating system introduced in the late 60s.

The Programmers Reference is an excellent introduction to Multics, if you're trying to understand the basics of moving around the directory tree and manipulating files.


The Forum Guide is a good example of the complexity of Multics facilities.


Multics Bulletins is a collection of short articles written to help users understand the system. These are very informal, and even humorous at times. They are targetted at users who are already comfortable with Multics basics.