January 5, 1984: GNU Project Founded
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January 5, 1984: GNU Project Founded

Richard Stallman

1984 – Richard Stallman quit his job at MIT to begin the writing of GNU software. GNU – a recursive acronym for “Not Unix” and reference to the song “the Gnu” – is an operating system that is compatible with Unix software. Stallman wanted to bring a free software operating system for the masses to use […]

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