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Re: GNU/Linux Naming

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: GNU/Linux Naming
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 23:48:33 +0100 (CET)

   So then why insist that the name used commonly _should_ be

Because the operating system being used is the GNU operating system,
with Linux as its kernel.

   What about GNU/BSD where you run the GNU stuff with a BSD kernel?

There is a GNU/kFreeBSD system out ther (k for kernel, BSD is after
all a operating system, like GNU).

   Also, what's the rub on "GNU/Hurd" when the Hurd kernel *is* GNU?
   It should just be "GNU"!

For clarity.

May I suggest that you read:

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