Linked by David Adams on Thu 1st Jul 2010 08:52 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source The HURD was meant to be the true kernel at the heart of the GNU operating system. The promise behind the HURD was revolutionary -- a set of daemons on top of a microkernel that was intended to surpass the performance of the monolithic kernels of traditional Unix systems and in doing so, give greater security, freedom and flexibility to the users -- but it has yet to come down to earth.
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RE[2]: Reason Linux lives:
by tylerdurden on Sat 3rd Jul 2010 22:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Reason Linux lives:"
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... well technically, there is a FreeBSD foundation which technically "own" Its trademark etc.

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