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The Hurd is a MultiServer MicroKernel ["POSIX"]-emulating operating system kernel, based on the ["Mach"] microkernel, although there has been talk about porting it to the ["L4"] microkernel too. #language en
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GNU/Hurd is the name of the GNU operating system when TheHurd is used as the kernel.
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Currently, TheHurd is not in a usable state yet, but you can still install it, if you just work a bit and already got linux working. You have to use ["GRUB"] to boot (["LILO"] doesn't support "Mach"), which is a good thing anyway. Prepare a <1GB Linux ["partition"], and follow the instructions. The Hurd is a !MultiServer !MicroKernel [[POSIX]]-emulating operating system kernel, based on the Mach microkernel, although there has been talk about porting it to the [[L4]] microkernel too.
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You can follow also the instructions about Hur on ["QEMU] : [http://hurd.gnufans.org/bin/view/Distrib/HurdOnQEMU Currently, TheHurd is not in a production-ready state yet, but you can still install it, if you just work a bit and already got linux working. You have to use [[Grub]] to boot ([[LILO]] doesn't support "Mach"), which is a good thing anyway.
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or use the Hurd [http://www.superunprivileged.org/hurd/live-cd/ LiveCD]. You can follow also the instructions about Hurd on [[QEMU]]: http://darnassus.sceen.net/~hurd-web/hurd/running/qemu/
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MarcusBrinkmann is the lead Debian GNUHurd developer.  <<TableOfContents(2)>>
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== What the name "Hurd" means == = What the name "Hurd" means =
According to Thomas Bushnell, BSG, the primary architect of the Hurd, "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." '''(from the [[GNU]] Hurd webpage)'''
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According to Thomas Bushnell, BSG, the primary architect of the Hurd, "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." '''(from the ["GNU"] HURD webpage)'''


== General Hurd Resources ==

 * ["GNUHurd"] homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd

 * [http://www.superunprivileged.org/hurd/live-cd/ Hurd] ["LiveCD"] .

 * Debian GNUHurd homepage: http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd

 * [http://hurd.gnufans.org/ The HURD Wiki]

 * MarcusBrinkmann 's HURD talk: http://people.debian.org/~brinkmd/talk-hurd/


== Developer Resources ==

 * Savannah HURD page: http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/hurd
 * Sourceforge HURD page: http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/hurd
 * Console translator work (Kalle's page): http://stekt.oulu.fi/~tosi/gnu/hurd
 * OSF Mach docs:
 * OSF Mach docs (manpage format): http://www.grawk.net/~nick/docs/cmu-mach-man.tar.gz
 * Code browser (in progress): http://teleport.medri.hr/~docelic/hxr/http/search
 * ["NigglyHURDBugs"]
 * PackagesWithHurdBugs

== See also: ==

 * ["GNUHurd"]
 * http://www.nl.debian.org/ports/hurd/
= External links =
 * Debian [[TheHurd|Hurd]] homepage: http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd
 * [[http://darnassus.sceen.net/~hurd-web/|The Hurd Wiki]]
 * [[http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-install|Hurd installation]].
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 * [http://www.pick.ucam.org/~mcv21/hurd.html The easy guide to installing Hurd on a Linux box].
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 * you can fill-in the rest of these links and add more. == Developer Resources ==
 * Savannah Hurd page: http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/hurd
 * OSF Mach docs (manpage format): http://www.grawk.net/~nick/docs/cmu-mach-man.tar.gz
 * Code browser (in progress): http://teleport.medri.hr/~docelic/hxr/http/search

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Translation(s): English - Português


GNU/Hurd is the name of the GNU operating system when TheHurd is used as the kernel.

The Hurd is a MultiServer MicroKernel POSIX-emulating operating system kernel, based on the Mach microkernel, although there has been talk about porting it to the L4 microkernel too.

Currently, TheHurd is not in a production-ready state yet, but you can still install it, if you just work a bit and already got linux working. You have to use Grub to boot (LILO doesn't support "Mach"), which is a good thing anyway.

You can follow also the instructions about Hurd on QEMU: http://darnassus.sceen.net/~hurd-web/hurd/running/qemu/

What the name "Hurd" means

According to Thomas Bushnell, BSG, the primary architect of the Hurd, "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." (from the GNU Hurd webpage)

External links

Developer Resources