[ubuntu-uk] Difference between Admin and Root?
Mark at yourpropertyexpert.com
Wed Oct 24 17:49:14 BST 2007
Tony Travis wrote:
> [...] The reason I mention all this is that it is
> important to remember that Linux is 'just' the kernel. Most of the tools
> and utilities that people use is Gnu software and this is why the FSF
> call it Gnu/Linux (Gnu software + Linux kernel). [...]
I agree with virtually all you wrote, apart from the use of the word "Most".
There was (on another list earlier in the year) quite a long discussion
about this - I don't remember the details, but I do remember that the
average Linux distribution is only about 17% FSF code these days.
I also run virtual-rms from time to time, and my server is 100% Free
software... my desktop isn't (OpenOffice being the biggest non-free app.)
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