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✅ Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other projects

@huy_ngo Those exist too, I chose not to include it because most people refer to GNU-based distributions when saying "Linux"

@yyp I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're refering to as Linux, is in fact, a Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other projects, or as I've recently taken to calling it, "a Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other projects".

@yyp Many computer users run a modified version of the "Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other projects" system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of "Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other projects" which is widely used today is often called Linux, and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the Linux-based operating system using glibc and GNU coreutils + dozen other pro

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