August 18, 2015

What is meant by GNU?

what is mean by GNU

NOT UNIX. Its a revers acronim.

NOT UNIX. Its a revers acronim.

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It stands for GNU NOT UNIX

It stands for GNU NOT UNIX

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GNU is an operating system that is free software—that is, it respects users'...

GNU is an operating system that is free software—that is, it respects users' freedom. The development of GNU made it possible to use a computer without software that would trample your freedom.

Source :- https://www.gnu.org/home.en.html

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Gnu's Not Unix http://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html

Gnu's Not Unix
http://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html

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It means that, although very similar, GNU is different from Unix, primarily...

It means that, although very similar, GNU is different from Unix, primarily in that it's free software. It also has some technical differences, but i think it's mainly due to it being FOSS

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"GNU" is one of my favorite "TLAs" (three letter acronyms). It means "GNU is...

"GNU" is one of my favorite "TLAs" (three letter acronyms). It means "GNU is NOT UNIX" so the "G" is actually for "GNU" . Gotta love geek humor.

It is actually the moniker for the primordial free software movement. Check out https://www.gnu.org/home.en.html that should explain everything.

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It means GNU is not Unix. The real meaning is that although it is inspired by...

It means GNU is not Unix. The real meaning is that although it is inspired by Unix, it's not privatice, but free software

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Here's the history - http://www.gnu.org/gnu/thegnuproject.en.html

Here's the history -
http://www.gnu.org/gnu/thegnuproject.en.html

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The name “GNU” is a recursive acronym for “GNU's Not Unix.” ...

The name “GNU” is a recursive acronym for “GNU's Not Unix.”

https://www.gnu.org/home.en.html

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