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-[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008 Free Software
-Foundation, Inc."]]
-
-[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
-id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
-document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
-any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
-Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
-is included in the section entitled
-[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-
-[[toc ]]
-
-# The Acronym
-
-Hurd stands for "Hird of Unix Replacing Daemons."
-
-Hird stands for "Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth."
-
-
-# Origin
-
-[Quoting ](http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/help-hurd/2002-10/msg00099.html) Thomas Bushnell, BSG:
-
-The name "Hurd" was invented by me, as an alternate spelling for the English word "herd".
-"Hird" is just another alternate spelling for the same word. By the normal rules of
-English orthography, they all have the same pronunciations.
-
-
-# Spelling, Usage and Pronunication
-
-The Hurd has its share of linguistic debate. The subject of proper usage comes up quite often.
-
-We call our kernel replacement \`\`the Hurd.'' Although Thomas Bushnell, BSG states that the
-word \`\`Hurd'' is an acronym; we do not treat it as such, but rather as a concrete noun.
-It is widely regarded as incorrect to use the term \`\`HURD'' or \`\`H.U.R.D.'' So, to
-refer to the collection of servers running on top of the microkernel, we would say,
-\`\`I have upgraded to the latest version of the Hurd.'' Since the Hurd is part of
-the GNU Project, we also refer to it as \`\`GNU Hurd'' which is treated as a proper noun.
-
-The Hurd, in conjunction with Mach, forms the core of the GNU operating system.
-So, one can say \`\`I have installed GNU on my friend's new computer.'' The
-Debian Project clarifies this by using the name \`\`Debian GNU/Hurd'', because
-it also distributes the GNU/Linux variant of GNU.
-
-To pronounce the word \`\`Hurd,'' you should say the English word \`\`herd.'' This is pronounced as \`\`hɚd'' using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
-
-# In Other Contexts
-
-One contributor from Norway described two other uses of Hird.
-
-* "the kings men", a name given to the men accompanying the Norwegian kings at about
-year 1000 and on.
-This was later coined by V. Quisling when he formed a party with
-nationalistic traits to denote a set of helpers promoting his agenda
-of national & Nordic ideas.
-
-* A symbol of collaboration with the (German) enemy used in World War II.
-
-Perhaps unrelated: the "herd mentality" of folks is what the Hurd project
-and the the GNU project in general is fighting against, and using the Hurd it is
-very easy to do so, since even normal users without privileged can change things
-deep inside the system - without restricting others in any way (see
-[translators](http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-doc-translator)).
diff --git a/Hurd/TheGnuHurd.mdwn b/Hurd/TheGnuHurd.mdwn
deleted file mode 100644
index dbd5c72..0000000
--- a/Hurd/TheGnuHurd.mdwn
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1,30 +0,0 @@
-[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008 Free Software Foundation,
-Inc."]]
-
-[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
-id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
-document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
-any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
-Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
-is included in the section entitled
-[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-
-The Hurd is GNU's replacement for the various UNIX and Linux kernels.
-
-The Hurd is firstly a collection of protocols formalizing how different
-components may interact. The protocols are designed to reduce the mutual
-[[trust]] requirements of the actors thereby permitting a more [[extensible|extensibility]]
-system. These include interface definitions to manipulate files and
-directories and to resolve path names. This allows any process to
-implement a file system. The only requirement is that it have access
-to its backing store and that the principal that started it own the
-file system node to which it connects.
-
-The Hurd is also a set of servers that implement these protocols.
-They include fie systems, network protocols and authentication.
-The servers run on top of the [[microkernel/Mach]] [[microkernel]] and use
-Mach's [[microkernel/mach/IPC]] mechanism to transfer information.
-
-The Hurd development effort is a somewhat separate project from the
-Debian GNU/Hurd port. The Hurd is a component of the GNU operating
-system.
diff --git a/hurd-name.html b/hurd-name.html
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index 946045d..0000000
--- a/hurd-name.html
+++ /dev/null
@@ -1,53 +0,0 @@
-<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
-<HTML>
-<HEAD>
-<TITLE>What the name Hurd means - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)</TITLE>
-<LINK REV="made" HREF="mailto:web-hurd@gnu.org">
-</HEAD>
-<BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" TEXT="#000000" LINK="#1F00FF" ALINK="#FF0000" VLINK="#9900DD">
-<H3>What the name ``Hurd'' means</H3>
-<A HREF="/graphics/hurd_sm_mf.jpg"><IMG SRC="/graphics/hurd_sm_mf.jpg"
- ALT=" [image of a Hurd Metafont Logo] "
- WIDTH="333" HEIGHT="80">&#32;(jpeg 10k)</A>
-<A HREF="/graphics/hurd_mf.jpg">(jpeg 20k)</A>
-<A HREF="/philosophy/gif.html">no gifs due to patent problems</A>
-
-<P>
-
-"Hurd" stands for "Hird of Unix-Replacing Daemons".
-And, then, "Hird" stands for "Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth".
-
-<P>
-
-We have here, to my knowledge, the first software to be named by a
-pair of mutually recursive acronyms.
-
-<P>
-
----Thomas (formerly Michael I.) Bushnell
-
-<HR>
-
-Return to <A HREF="/home.html">GNU's home page</A>.
-<P>
-FSF &amp; GNU inquiries &amp; questions to
-<A HREF="mailto:gnu@gnu.org"><EM>gnu@gnu.org</EM></A>.
-Other <A HREF="/home.html#ContactInfo">ways to contact</A> the FSF.
-<P>
-Comments on these web pages to
-<A HREF="mailto:web-hurd@gnu.org"><EM>web-hurd@gnu.org</EM></A>,
-send other questions to
-<A HREF="mailto:gnu@gnu.org"><EM>gnu@gnu.org</EM></A>.
-<P>
-Copyright (C) 1996, 1997, 1998 Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
-59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111, USA
-<P>
-Verbatim copying and distribution of this entire article is
-permitted in any medium, provided this notice is preserved.<P>
-Updated:
-<!-- hhmts start -->
-16 Feb 1998 tower
-<!-- hhmts end -->
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+++ b/hurd.html
@@ -1,85 +1,3 @@
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-<TD ALIGN="LEFT" VALIGN="TOP" BGCOLOR="#eeeeee">
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-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/changelogs.html">ChangeLogs</A><BR>
-&nbsp;<br>
-<a href="/software/hurd/docs.html">Documentation</a><br>
-<P>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/hurd.html"><STRONG>GNU&nbsp;Hurd</STRONG></A><BR>
-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/install.html">Installation</A><BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/help.html">Getting&nbsp;Help</A><BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/download.html">Source&nbsp;Code</A><BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/devel.html">Development</A><BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/history.html">History</A><BR>
-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/gnumach.html"><STRONG>GNU&nbsp;Mach</STRONG></A><BR>
-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/gnumach-install.html">Installation</A><BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/gnumach-download.html">Source&nbsp;Code</A><BR>
-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/mig.html"><STRONG>GNU&nbsp;MIG</STRONG></A><BR>
-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/mig-download.html">Source&nbsp;Code</A><BR>
-&nbsp;<BR>
-<A HREF="/software/hurd/related-projects.html"><STRONG>Related&nbsp;Projects</STRONG></A>
-</TD>
-<TD ALIGN="LEFT" VALIGN="TOP">
-<HR>
-<P>
-<H3><A NAME="contents">Table of Contents</A></H3>
-<UL>
- <LI><A HREF="#introduction" NAME="TOCintroduction">Introduction to the Hurd</A>
- <LI><A HREF="#advantages" NAME="TOCadvantages">Advantages of the Hurd</A>
- <LI><A HREF="#name" NAME="TOCname">What the Hurd means</A>
- <LI><A HREF="#status" NAME="TOCstatus">Status of the project</A>
-</UL>
-<P>
-<HR>
-
-<H3><A HREF="#TOCintroduction" NAME="introduction">Introduction to the Hurd</A></H3>
-<P>
-The GNU&nbsp;Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel.
-The Hurd is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel
-to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and
-other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar
-kernels (such as Linux).
-<P>
-Currently, the Hurd runs on IA32 machines. The Hurd should, and
-probably will, be ported to other hardware architectures or other
-microkernels in the future.
-
<H3><A HREF="#TOCadvantages" NAME="advantages">Advantages of the Hurd</A></H3>
The Hurd is not the most advanced kernel known to the planet (yet),
but it does have a number of enticing features:
@@ -135,15 +53,6 @@ start using and developing it.
</DD>
</DL>
-<H3><A HREF="#TOCname" NAME="name">What the Hurd means</A></H3>
-According to Thomas Bushnell, BSG, the primary architect of the Hurd:
-<BLOCKQUOTE>
-`Hurd' stands for `Hird of Unix-Replacing Daemons'. And, then, `Hird'
-stands for `Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth'. We have here, to
-my knowledge, the first software to be named by a pair of mutually
-recursive acronyms.
-</BLOCKQUOTE>
-
<H3><A HREF="#TOCstatus" NAME="status">Status of the project</A></H3>
<P>
The Hurd, together with the GNU&nbsp;Mach microkernel, the GNU C Library
diff --git a/hurd.mdwn b/hurd.mdwn
index 403c3df..1577c1e 100644
--- a/hurd.mdwn
+++ b/hurd.mdwn
@@ -4,8 +4,7 @@
# Introduction
-* [[TheGnuHurd]] - A Brief Description
-* [[HurdNames]] - Acronym, Origin and Usage
+* [[What_Is_the_GNU_Hurd]] - A Brief Description
* [[History]]
* [[Logo]]
* [[Status]]
diff --git a/hurd/documentation.mdwn b/hurd/documentation.mdwn
index 4d431b0..83fb9f0 100644
--- a/hurd/documentation.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/documentation.mdwn
@@ -8,6 +8,8 @@ Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
is included in the section entitled
[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
+ * [[What_Is_the_GNU_Hurd]]
+
* [[FAQ]]
* <http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/docs.html>
diff --git a/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd.mdwn b/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd.mdwn
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..b125fc4
--- /dev/null
+++ b/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd.mdwn
@@ -0,0 +1,42 @@
+[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 Free
+Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+
+[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled
+[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
+
+[[meta title="What Is the GNU Hurd?"]]
+
+The Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the [[Unix]] kernel.
+
+The Hurd is firstly a collection of protocols formalizing how different
+components may interact. The protocols are designed to reduce the mutual
+[[trust]] requirements of the actors thereby permitting a more
+[[extensible|extensibility]] system. These include interface definitions to
+manipulate files and directories and to resolve path names. This allows any
+process to implement a file system. The only requirement is that it have
+access to its backing store and that the [[principal]] that started it own the
+file system node to which it connects.
+
+The Hurd is also a set of servers that implement these protocols.
+They include file systems, network protocols and authentication.
+The servers run on top of the [[microkernel/Mach]] [[microkernel]] and use
+Mach's [[microkernel/mach/IPC]] mechanism to transfer information.
+
+The Hurd supplies the last major software component needed for a complete
+[[GNU_operating_system|running/gnu]] as originally conceived by Richard
+M. Stallman (RMS) in 1983. The GNU vision directly drove the creation and has
+guided the evolution of the [Free Software Foundation](http://fsf.org/), the
+organization that is the home of the [GNU project](http://gnu.org/gnu/).
+
+The Hurd development effort is a somewhat separate project from the
+[[Debian_GNU/Hurd|hurd/running/debian]] port.
+
+
+Read about what the GNU Hurd is [[gramatically_speaking]].
+
+Read about the [[origin_of_the_name]].
diff --git a/hurd/faq/gramatically_speaking.mdwn b/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd/gramatically_speaking.mdwn
index 7aa3eda..d532269 100644
--- a/hurd/faq/gramatically_speaking.mdwn
+++ b/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd/gramatically_speaking.mdwn
@@ -9,19 +9,25 @@ Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
is included in the section entitled
[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-[[meta title="Grammatically speaking, what is the Hurd?"]]
+[[meta title="Grammatically speaking..."]]
-*Hurd*, as an acronym, stands for *Hird of [[Unix]]-Replacing Daemons*. *Hird*, in
-turn, stands for *Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth*.
+> *Hurd*, as an acronym, stands for *Hird of [[Unix]]-Replacing Daemons*.
+> *Hird*, in turn, stands for *Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth*.
-We treat *Hurd* as a title rather than as a proper name: it requires an
-article, as in *the Hurd*. For instance: *The ext2 filesystem is provided by
-the Hurd, not by Mach.* Note that all of the following are incorrect: *Hurd*,
-*HURD*, *The HURD*, and *the hurd*.
+The Hurd has its share of linguistic debate. The subject of proper usage comes
+up quite often.
-We write *the GNU Hurd* instead of *the Hurd* when we want to emphasize that
-the Hurd is a GNU package. Once this has been made clear, we usually use the
-shorter form, without *GNU*.
+Although [[Thomas_Bushnell_states|origin_of_the_name]] that the word *Hurd* is
+an acronym; we do not treat it as such, but rather as a concrete noun. We
+treat *Hurd* as a title rather than as a proper name: it requires an article,
+as in *the Hurd*. For instance: *The ext2 filesystem is provided by the Hurd,
+not by Mach.* Note that all of the following are incorrect: *Hurd*, *HURD*,
+*H.U.R.D.*, *The HURD*, and *the hurd*.
+
+Since the Hurd is part of the GNU Project, we also refer to it as *GNU Hurd*
+which is treated as a proper noun. We write *the GNU Hurd* instead of *the
+Hurd* when we want to emphasize that the Hurd is a GNU package. Once this has
+been made clear, we usually use the shorter form, without *GNU*.
The whole operating system includes not only the kernel and the system servers,
but also many more programs. This system is called *GNU*, or *the GNU
@@ -40,3 +46,7 @@ singular, capitalized as in English.
When we are referring to the microkernel, we say *Mach* and use it as a proper
noun. For example: *Mach uses the device drivers found in version 2.0.x of
Linux.* We sometimes say *the Mach microkernel* instead of just *Mach*.
+
+
+To pronounce the word *Hurd*, you should say the English word *herd*. This is
+pronounced as *hɚd* using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
diff --git a/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd/origin_of_the_name.mdwn b/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd/origin_of_the_name.mdwn
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..677f100
--- /dev/null
+++ b/hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd/origin_of_the_name.mdwn
@@ -0,0 +1,48 @@
+[[meta copyright="Copyright © 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008
+Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+
+[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
+id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
+document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
+any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant
+Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
+is included in the section entitled
+[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
+
+[[meta title="Origin of the Name"]]
+
+<!-- TODO. Source? -->
+
+According to Thomas Bushnell, the primary architect of the Hurd:
+
+> *Hurd*, as an acronym, stands for *Hird of [[Unix]]-Replacing Daemons*.
+> *Hird*, in turn, stands for *Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth*.
+
+> We have here, to my knowledge, the first software to be named by a pair of
+> mutually recursive acronyms.
+
+[Quoting](http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/help-hurd/2002-10/msg00099.html)
+him further:
+
+> The name *Hurd* was invented by me, as an alternate spelling for the English
+> word *herd*. *Hird* is just another alternate spelling for the same word.
+> By the [[normal_rules_of_English_orthography|gramatically_speaking]], they
+> all have the same pronunciations.
+
+
+---
+
+<!-- TODO. Source? Or remove? -->
+
+In other contexts:
+
+One contributor from Norway described two other uses of Hird.
+
+ * "the kings men", a name given to the men accompanying the Norwegian kings at about
+ year 1000 and on.
+
+ This was later coined by V. Quisling when he formed a party with
+ nationalistic traits to denote a set of helpers promoting his agenda of
+ national and Nordic ideas.
+
+ * a symbol of collaboration with the (German) enemy used in World War II.
diff --git a/index.mdwn b/index.mdwn
index 410bf30..2d4dc61 100644
--- a/index.mdwn
+++ b/index.mdwn
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 Free
-Software Foundation, Inc."]]
+[[meta copyright="Copyright © 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
+Free Software Foundation, Inc."]]
[[meta license="""[[toggle id="license" text="GFDL 1.2+"]][[toggleable
id="license" text="Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this
@@ -9,7 +9,15 @@ Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license
is included in the section entitled
[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-Welcome to the GNU Hurd!
+What Is the GNU Hurd?
+
+The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel.
+The Hurd is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel
+to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and
+other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar
+kernels (such as Linux). *[[Read_on.|hurd/what_is_the_gnu_hurd]]*
+
+---
**There is a huge bunch of unpolished stuff on here, please help us to tidy
things up!** Comments about how that could be tackled are best posted onto
@@ -74,40 +82,6 @@ And these web pages are a living proof of the usability of the Hurd, as they
are rendered on a Debian GNU/Hurd system. More people using GNU Hurd in
production can be found on [[Hurd/WhoRunsGNU]].
-## What is the Hurd?
-
-The [[Hurd]] is GNU's replacement for the various UNIX and Linux kernels.
-
-The Hurd is firstly a collection of protocols formalizing how different
-components may interact. The protocols are designed to reduce the mutual
-[[trust]] requirements of the actors thereby permitting a more
-[[extensible|Extensibility]] system. These include interface definitions
-to manipulate files and directories and to resolve path names. This allows
-any process to implement a file system. The only requirement is that it
-have access to its backing store and that the principal that started it
-own the file system node to which it connects.
-
-The Hurd is also a set of servers that implement these protocols. The
-servers run on top of [[microkernel/Mach]] and use Mach's
-[[microkernel/mach/IPC]] mechanism to transfer information.
-
-The word *Hurd* is commonly used to refer to one of the following:
-
- * the Hurd software that runs on top of a [[microkernel]] (most precisely)
- * a machine running the [[Debian_GNU/Hurd|hurd/running/debian]] distribution
- * the [GNU Hurd](http://hurd.gnu.org/) project including related dependent
- projects
- * HIRD of UNIX Replacing Daemons (arguably)
- * HIRD is an acronym for HURD Interfaces Representing Depth (arguably)
-
-The [[Hurd]] supplies the last major software component needed for a complete
-[[GNU]] operating system as originally conceived by Richard M. Stallman (RMS)
-in 1983. The GNU vision directly drove the creation and has guided the
-evolution of the [Free Software Foundation](http://www.fsf.org/), the
-organization that is the home of the [GNU project](http://www.gnu.org/gnu/).
-
-[[Hurd/HurdNames]]
-
## Current Status
diff --git a/old_hurd_faq.html b/old_hurd_faq.html
index b310824..8162184 100644
--- a/old_hurd_faq.html
+++ b/old_hurd_faq.html
@@ -23,7 +23,6 @@ Original Document by: Derek Upham <upham@cs.ubc.ca>
Contents:
Q0. Where can I get the Unofficial GNU&nbsp;Hurd FAQ?
-Q1. What is the Hurd?
Q2. Where can I get a copy?
Q3. Why bother writing a new OS when we have Linux and 386/BSD?
Q4. What's all this about Mach 3.0 (and Mach 4.0)?
@@ -52,17 +51,6 @@ You should receive a PGP-signed copy of the current version of this
document in a matter of minutes.
-Q1. What is the Hurd?
-
-The Hurd is the high-level operating system for GNU. It is currently
-under development. GNU was designed as a replacement for Unix, so the
-Hurd is multi-tasking and multi-user, POSIX-compliant, and will have
-networking and X-windows and all that good stuff.
-
-Hurd is an acronym for ``Hird of Unix-Replacing Daemons''. Hird, in
-turn, is an acronym for ``Hurd of Interfaces Representing Depth''.
-
-
Q2. Where can I get a copy?
To put it simply, you can't. It is still under development (by
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is included in the section entitled
[[GNU_Free_Documentation_License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
-[[img hurd/logo/boxes-redrawn.png link=/hurd/logo]]
+Welcome to... [[img hurd/logo/boxes-redrawn.png link=/hurd/logo]] ... the GNU
+Hurd!
* **[[Home|/index]]**
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---
* **[[Hurd]]**[[if test="destpage(hurd*)" then="
- * *[[About|Hurd/TheGnuHurd]]*
* *[[Hurd/Documentation]]*
* *[[hurd/Running]]*"]]
* **[[microkernel/Mach]]**[[if test="destpage(microkernel/mach*)" then="
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-The GNU&nbsp;Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel.
-The Hurd is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel
-to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and
-other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar
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