why do you use Linux and not GNU/Linux in the faq?

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grawp
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why do you use Linux and not GNU/Linux in the faq?

Post by grawp » Sat Jul 25, 2009 9:46 am

I do not know if this is the right place to discuss this thing but linux is just the kernal. The OS is GHU

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Post by hto » Sat Jul 25, 2009 10:13 am


Ged
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Re: why do you use Linux and not GNU/Linux in the faq?

Post by Ged » Sat Jul 25, 2009 1:34 pm

Because nobody other than linux fanboys call it GNU/Linux. To normal people it's just linux.
Let's avoid confusion and stick to the normal term

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Re: why do you use Linux and not GNU/Linux in the faq?

Post by BOT_ev » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:25 pm

Not every Linux distribution is GNU/Linux system, maybe Debian is the closest thing to pure GNU/Linux. Thats why I agree with Ged.

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Re: why do you use Linux and not GNU/Linux in the faq?

Post by zydon » Sat Jul 25, 2009 5:26 pm

Lol! GNU harassing it's license users...

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