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Etymology of an Open Source App/Project

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The natural extension of the “Etymology of a Distro” blog would be delving deeper into Open Source project’s etymologies. Indeed many readers already suggested that. Here are 20 Open Source applications and the interesting (and not so interesting) stories behind their names...

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The Silly Names Of Linux-Distributions

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Linux is Free Software. Generally the average person tends to think of “Linux” as simply one operating system, but it’s rather a family of systems. Think of Linux and the various distributions as branches on the same tree-trunk.

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Etymology of A Linux Distro

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35 of the top Linux distros out there, and how they got their names.

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Freedomware?...

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Freedomware is not intended as a term to replace Free Software or Open Source Software aka FOSS, FLOSS. These terms have their niche and place in society. They are well established and we are all better for it.

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What’s in a name? GNU, Linux, or GNU/Linux?

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One of the worst arguments for why you should use "open source" and "Linux" as names over "free software" and "GNU/Linux" I've heard yet.

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