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    GNU vs Linux

    Hi everybody,

    I'm just new to open source world and would like to start with differences between GNU and Linux operating systems. I googled and found out that Linux is just the kernel ( but what does it mean and what's GNU then? It's confusing to me. Secondly, I went to GNU official page and found out about Linux-based versions of GNU. What are the differences between those versions with Linux distros?

    Thanks In Advance,

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    May 2004
    arch linux
    hello and welcome to the forums!

    you can check the following wiki page for more on gnu and linux:

    more info can be found by checking the external links toward the bottom of the article.

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