that old GNU/Linux argument

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Mon Jul 21 14:54:17 UTC 2008

Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jul 20, 2008, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at> wrote:
>> I can't recall ever having any reason to
>> have a name for a subset of a distribution that only included the GNU
>> components and the kernel.  Can someone who uses this term explain the
>> circumstances where it is useful?
> /me mumbles something about UNIX and UNIX-like

I expect unix-like operating systems to supply apache and sendmail these 
days, and have X at least as an option - unless you are just talking 
about a kernel.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at

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