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Re: Installation CD

On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 06:51:01PM +0200, Niels Möller wrote:
> Philip Charles <philipc@copyleft.co.nz> writes:
> > For more details see http://www.copyleft.co.nz/hurd.html
> Qutoting the web page:
> "The HURD is a kernel which is being developed as an alternative to
>  the Linux Kernel in a GNU installation. It is a flavour of unix like
>                                          ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  Solaris, Free-BSD and GNU/Linux"
> Remember, "GNU's Not Unix"... even if it should look and smell like a
> Un*x to anybody that doesn't look very closely.

The Hurd also isn't a kernel, but a set of servers to be run on top of a

I also don't think it is developed as an alternative to the linux kernel.
Saying this gives people the wrong expectations, IMHO. But it certainly can
be used as an alternative :)


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