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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So you (and Bill Shooter of Bul) never use GNOME either?

Oh, it's not part of the base system, but it's still GNU.

As is BASH and GRUB (and it's pretty hard to escape GRUB on any PC - be it laptop, desktop or server - without switching to the now not so common LILO

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GNOME is Free Software and part of the GNU project, dedicated to giving users and developers the ultimate level of control over their desktops, their software, and their data. Find out more about the GNU project and Free Software at

didn't realize that, you learn something new every day ;) i use zsh instead of bash, but grub is definately there.

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