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Old 03-19-05, 08:19 AM   #4
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Default Re: Linux?

Somebody been living in a cave !

No Linux is not an operating system.

linux is a kernel.
The Operating sytem is comprised of thousands of programs which are licenced under the GPL or the BSD license.
Some preffer to call the Operating system GNU/Linux but thats just personal preferrence.

The operating system is packaged by hundreds of different distributions each of which has its own pecularities.
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