The GNU Hurd
What is the GNU Hurd?
The GNU Hurd is the GNU project's replacement for the Unix kernel.
The Hurd is a collection of servers that run on the Mach microkernel
to implement file systems, network protocols, file access control, and
other features that are implemented by the Unix kernel or similar
kernels (such as Linux).
If you have any news related to the Hurd project, feel free to send a
news entry to firstname.lastname@example.org
so that it can be added here.
- 02 October 2005
Added Polish translations
The GNU Hurd,
GNU Mach, and
MiG by Andrzej Zaborowski.
- 20 September 2005
Material from the Operating System topic during
the Libre Software
Meeting which took place this summer
online. Included are slides and recordings of talks by Marcus
Brinkmann and Neal Walfield about the Hurd/L4 port.
- 22 August 2005
Added Esperanto translations of too many pages to list by Ludovic
- 29 July 2005
Added a Italian translation
of The GNU
Hurd by Carlo Palma.
- 26 July 2005
Added Dutch translations
New and The
GNU Hurd by Roan Embrechts.
- 28 January 2005
Marcus Brinkmann added
a small web page describing
the ongoing developments on the Hurd-to-L4 port.
- 21 August 2003
Added a link to Patrick Strasser's the Hurd Source
Code Cross Reference in all the "Source code" sections.
- 16 July 2003
GNU/LinuxTag 2003 is now over and since there was a talk given about
the Hurd, a demo GNU/Hurd machine running and the sale of Hurd
t-shirts, Wolfgang Jährling decided to write a short
summary of what happened there. Many thanks to Wolfgang
Jährling, Volker Dormeyer and Michael Banck!
- 2 July 2003
The tarball for Debian GNU/Hurd that Marcus Brinkmann made over the
years has been discontinued in favour of Jeff Bailey's
To install Debian GNU/Hurd from now on, this package should be used.
Another Debian system is required to be installed on the same machine.
The GNU/Hurd installation guide has not been updated yet.
- 14 February 2003
The GNU/Hurd User's Guide
is now accessible through the Documentation
section of the Hurd web pages.
- 18 January 2003
Gaël Le Mignot, president of HurdFr,
presented the GNU Hurd on 22 November
2002 at EpX in Paris.
English slides and
French slides of the
talk are also available.
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