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    SubjectLinux isn't an operating system
    Richard Stallman writes:

    > There are a number of whole operating systems using the Linux kernel,
    > Most of them are more or less close variants of the GNU system, so I
    > recommend the term "Linux-based GNU system" for them.

    Which we can call just plain ``Linux'' for short.

    Richard, you can't make ``hacker'' respectable again, and you can't
    change the name of Linux. I think everyone understands and
    appreciates your frustration, but you may as well try to rename Unix.

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