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Old 05-11-2018, 02:32 PM   #1
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LXer: Is It Linux or GNU/Linux?


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Noting that the issue seems to have died down in recent years, and mindful of Shakespeare's observation on roses, names and smells, I wondered if anyone really cares anymore what Linux is called. So, I put the issue to a number of movers and shakers in Linux and open-source circles by asking the simple question, "Is it GNU/Linux or just plain Linux?"

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Old 05-11-2018, 03:42 PM   #2
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I'm with the "ayes", call it what you want...

or, why not: X/Wayland/KDE/GNOME/MATE/whatever else.../CUPS/etc,etc/GNU/ALSA/Linux ? Just to be totally fair...

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