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SubjectRe: GNU/Linux stance by Richard Stallman
>> Richard Stallman stood up and insisted that
>> Linux be called GNU Linux?

You know, he was talking about the distributions and not the kernel
itself. People tend to refer to RedHat's or other's distributions as
"Linux"* when in fact "Linux"* refers only to the kernel. Stallman only
wants the growing number of RedHat users and Debian users and SuSE users
etc. to realize the fact that there is a lot more to a distribution than
just the kernel, and that large, important parts of most distributions is
GNU. So calling a Slackware CD "Linux" is technically incorrect (not that
that will stop anybody from doing it).

[By the way, feel free to delete everything from your system that says
"GNU" when you do --version, if you don't like it.]

* Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds

Dr. Tom Holroyd
I would dance and be merry,
Life would be a ding-a-derry,
If I only had a brain.
-- The Scarecrow

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