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|Originally Published: Saturday, 17 June 2000||Author: Joseph Kordish|
|Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
LinuxPapers.org: Kernel Basics
The kernel is so important that, in some environments - particularly academic ones - the study of operating systems is limited to the kernel. Linux, which is known to everybody as a set of programs and interfaces, was actually born as a "single" kernel. The founder of the Free Software Foundation and the reputed father of the GNU project, Richard Stallman, stresses that the system known as Linux should more properly be called GNU/Linux.