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Free as in there's no profit (08 Jan 2004)
The GNU operating system was close to completion except for the kernel, when Linus Torvalds got involved. Though he wasn't a free software aficionado, he used Stallman's tools to develop one, and released it under Stallman's licence. This is why purists tend to call it GNU/Linux though, in my view, that battle has long been lost.
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