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GNU Project

The GNU community development of applications and Unix-like operating systems, which began in 1984. Initiated by Richard Stallman, the GNU notion of an operating system follows that of Unix, which is more expansive than Windows and can include any type of programs users might want. Thus, major applications have been released by the GNU Project such as the popular GIMP image editing program. See GNU, GNU/Linux, GNU Hurd, GIMP and free software.
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Richard Stallman is the founder of the GNU project, launched in 1984 to develop the free operating system GNU (an acronym for "GNU's Not Unix"), and thereby give computer users the freedom that most of them have lost.
Stallman founded the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project in 1984 to develop the free operating system GNU.
Richard Stallman founded the GNU project, which develops the free operating system GNU.
After two years of active development, the GNU project has released GNU Bayonne, Version 1.
Richard Stallman, founder of the GNU project, has spoken out against European Patent Office plans to extend European patent law to software.
7) with support for C and C++; the latest version of the GNU Project Debugger (GDB 7.
There is no better discussion of the history and purposes of the GNU Project than these essays: "In the GNU Project, our aim is to give all users the freedom to redistribute and change GNU software .