How To Pronounce GNU
The name “GNU” is a recursive acronym for “GNU's Not Unix!”; it is pronounced as one syllable with a hard g, like “grew” but with the letter “n” instead of “r”.
This is a recording of Richard Stallman saying “GNU” and another with a short explanation about how GNU was named:
How to say “GNU”:
How GNU Was Named:
The combination of GNU and Linux is the GNU/Linux operating system, now used by millions and sometimes incorrectly called simply “Linux”.
For more detailed information and history of the GNU Operating System visit http://www.gnu.org/gnu/
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Copyright (C) 2001 Richard M. Stallman
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