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Should "GNU/Linux" be used instead of "Linux" to describe the full system?

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Background and Context of Debate:

The GNU/Linux naming controversy has greatly affected relationships between the Free Software and Open Source Software communities. The controversy is over an operating system made up of different pieces software. The most prominent of these pieces are the GNU Toolkit and the Linux kernel. The question behind this debate is whether the operating system in question should be called "Linux" or "GNU/Linux".


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