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"GNU's Not Unix". The GNU project was started by RichardStallman in 1984 to create a complete free UNIX system. By creating various utilities which could be used under other UNIX'es as well, they have created a lot of programs which are considered to be the standard toolkit on any UNIX machine. Their OperatingSystem (known as HURD) would be a major step in the project's goal.