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large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail

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Stallman: The GNU/Linux operating system is a complete software system, which consists of the GNU system plus Linux.
Before that, Stallman developed a number of widely used software components of the GNU system including the original Emacs, the GNU Compiler Collection, the GNU symbolic debugger (gdb), GNU Emacs and various other programs for the GNU operating system.
The FSF promotes the development and use of free (as in freedom) software particularly the GNU system and its GNU/Linux variants.
The FSF promotes the development and use of Free (as in freedom) Software - particularly the GNU system and its GNU/Linux variants - and Free Documentation for Free Software.
GNU/Linux is the combination of the GNU system and the kernel named Linux, modified to work together smoothly.