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Gnu
CORRECT PRONUNCIATION:guh-NEW
The GNU Project was launched in 1984 to develop a complete Unix-like operating system which is free software: the GNU system. (GNU is a recursive acronym for "GNU's Not Unix")

Variants of the GNU operating system, which use the kernel Linux, are now widely used; though these systems are often referred to as "Linux", they are more accurately called GNU/Linux systems.
GNU/Linux, GNU's Not Unix,
by William Ducklow October 30, 2003