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2021-08-25 9:24:04 AM  
That's because Linux is Not GNU.
 
2021-08-25 11:15:44 AM  
*following a quick intertubes search, a brief tangent*

Cripes, Torvalds has barely aged the past three decades. Hair is graying but that's about the only dramatic change.
 
2021-08-25 12:18:33 PM  

gameshowhost: *following a quick intertubes search, a brief tangent*

Cripes, Torvalds has barely aged the past three decades. Hair is graying but that's about the only dramatic change.


Certain components may become obsolete, but his modular design allows him to grow and evolve over time.
 
2021-08-25 12:26:11 PM  
In Memoriam for all the Windows and Apple Fanboys on Fark

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of​_​Linux_adopters
 
2021-08-25 12:27:20 PM  

Fabric_Man: gameshowhost: *following a quick intertubes search, a brief tangent*

Cripes, Torvalds has barely aged the past three decades. Hair is graying but that's about the only dramatic change.

Certain components may become obsolete, but his modular design allows him to grow and evolve over time.


take your funny and bounce outta here like... a tree i think
 
2021-08-25 12:38:00 PM  
Were you going for the stupid, facepalm, or asinine tag subby?


Because you missed them by a mile
 
2021-08-25 12:42:45 PM  
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2021-08-25 12:47:45 PM  
What's gnu?
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Not much. What's gnu with you?
 
2021-08-25 12:52:45 PM  

Tr0mBoNe: That's because Linux is Not GNU.


No, Gnu's not Unix.
 
2021-08-25 12:54:39 PM  
Linux?  Yo dawg, I hurd you like Unix kernels, so ...
 
2021-08-25 2:02:07 PM  

ZMugg: What's gnu?
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Not much. What's gnu with you?


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2021-08-25 2:47:22 PM  
Even before clicking, I had a snicker at the use of "professional" and "GNU" in the same sentence.
 
2021-08-25 2:51:31 PM  
A long time ago, I saw a talk by Richard Stallman at my university's computer science colloquium, and I have to say that he was the least professional speaker I saw the entire time, even compared to some of the students who would sometimes present.
 
2021-08-25 3:55:02 PM  
Stallman in abstract is awesome, up close and personal not so much.
 
2021-08-25 4:51:33 PM  

ZMugg: What's gnu?
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Not much. What's gnu with you?


Flanders And Swann - The Gnu Song
Youtube YqgPyqyh4X4
 
2021-08-25 7:38:45 PM  
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2021-08-25 11:01:15 PM  

ExYank: Stallman in abstract is awesome, up close and personal not so much.


His indignant "GNU/Linux" insistence is the tip of the asshattery iceberg.
 
2021-08-26 3:39:41 AM  
I still work with Unix...been doing it since mid 80's.

..and I only know three chords!  (cat, grep, awk/sed)
 
2021-08-26 4:29:38 AM  

dkimball: I still work with Unix...been doing it since mid 80's.

..and I only know three chords!  (cat, grep, awk/sed)


Lex Murphy like typing detected
 
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