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Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2020 13:30:37 +0300
From: Georgi Guninski <>
To: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: major changes if gnu/linux dominates the desktop
 and/or mobile market?

Hi Greg,

You win the pedantic argument, I was wrong.
Let me try another one: AINGL!

As for the old link about google, I meant that google's
products and services contain a lot of spyware, spying on
top of the virgin untainted? GPLed Linux kernel.

There was semi-joke: You and google better watch on google maps
where you got drunk instead of you and google watch it on your

On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 11:37 AM Greg KH <> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 06, 2020 at 11:29:34AM +0300, Georgi Guninski wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 5, 2020 at 3:44 PM Greg KH <> wrote:
> > >
> >
> > >
> > > "if"?  You do know the market share of Linux-based mobile phones, right?
> > > Last I looked, it made the Linux server market quantity a rounding error :)
> > >
> >
> > AINL!
> >
> > Android Is Not Linux!
> <pedantic>
> Linux is a kernel.  And also commonly used as a name to describe a
> system running that kernel, to make it easier for people to talk about,
> and discuss overall.
> Android runs on, and requires at this point in time, the Linux kernel,
> so one can say that Android is a successful implementation of Linux on
> mobile devices.  It's also widely successful, so much so that it dwarfs
> any other installed Linux system out there by orders of magnitude.  So
> why ignore it as a valid Linux system?
> The fact that I can run a userspace based on a "traditional" Linux
> system (like Debian), on an Android device, with no file conflicts, is a
> great engineering success, don't you think?
> </pedantic>
> >
> > Chrome, Debian Linux, and the secret binary blob download riddle
> > Browser snuck proprietary voice-snoop code into distro
> I don't understand the question here, that was something over 5 years
> ago.  How is that relevant for "mobile devices" that run Linux today?
> thanks,
> greg k-h

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