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Old 02-07-2006, 07:55 AM   #1
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Very Newbie question


Although i'm not a newbie per say--i've been using linux now for about 2 months. Started with Fedora 1-then 4 then tried Ubuntu and now i'm using Mandrive(which i like very much)and i have read 3 or 4 books. And one question i have un answered is--What does GNU stand for
 
Old 02-07-2006, 08:09 AM   #2
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GNU is Not UNIX.....
 
Old 02-07-2006, 08:18 AM   #3
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GNU is a recursive acronym
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If I can understand something from your post, you should just read the last line of the first paragraph on the page

http://www.gnu.org
 
Old 02-07-2006, 08:18 AM   #4
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google > define: gnu
 
Old 02-07-2006, 08:32 AM   #5
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www.gnu.org
it is worth visiting . considering we owe all this to GNU and RMS and other GNU zealots ...
 
Old 02-07-2006, 09:53 AM   #6
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GNU means GNU's Not Unix (a recursive acronym). Recursive means that the acronym refers to itself again. The GNU Project was launched by Richard Stallman in 1983 to build a free operating system.
 
  


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