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Old 02-05-2005, 02:14 AM   #1
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Talking Pronunciation??

Hello guys (and girls),

it's not an important thing but I'd like to ask your opinion about how to pronounce some Opensource software name.
I'm Thai and English is not my first language. So, my questions are:

1. How do you pronounce "GNU"? Some in my country call it G-N-U, Ghu-nu and nu.
(But OK, from the GNU website, it recommends Ghu-nu)
2. How do you pronounce "Linux"? Most in my country call it "li-nux", but someone's told me that it should be "li-nix".
3. How about "GNOME"? Should it be Ghu-nome, nome or Gee-nome or G-N-O-M-E?
4. What about Grand Unified Bootloader "GRUB"? Gee-Rub, G-R-U-B or grub?

Thanks for your cooperation.

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Old 02-05-2005, 02:52 AM   #2
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Gnu is just gnu for me as are grub and gnome. I pronounce linux like leenux (the lee part is short though but I don't know how to get that pronunciation typed out so english speaking read it right) . The "i" is pronounced like the "e" in me.

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oh whoopee. another one... please just search this site for exactly the same questions...
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