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Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Re: [YLUG] Photo of the Manchester Stallman talk

From: Andrew John Hughes
Subject: Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Re: [YLUG] Photo of the Manchester Stallman talk
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 09:33:22 +0100

2008/5/13 mike cloaked <address@hidden>:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Andrew John Hughes
>  <address@hidden> wrote:
>  >  He covered the history of the development of Linux by Linus Torvalds in 
> some
>  >  depth, and how this provided the final missing piece to the GNU system he
>  >  had begun about seven years prior.  He also reminded the audience that 
> there
>  >  is no system but GNU and Linux is one of its kernels... ;)
>  Thanks - just one question on this - I was not aware of any other
>  kernels than Linux for GNU? What alternatives are there? Maybe I have
>  a limited knowledge about FOSS OSes!
>  --
>  mike

Some possibles:

GNU Hurd - http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd.html - the original GNU attempt
Nexenta - http://www.nexenta.org/os - GNU + Solaris
Debian GNU/NetBSD - http://www.debian.org/ports/netbsd/ - GNU + NetBSD
Debian GNU/kfreeBSD - http://www.debian.org/ports/kfreebsd-gnu/ GNU + FreeBSD
Andrew :-)

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