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vmware has a kernel! it's called vmkernel. it's not linux. but it can run unmodified linux binaries! but it's not linux. but it is source-compatible with linux kernel driver modules! but it's not linux. but it runs busybox and xorg for linux! but it's not linux. but it may contain misappropriated linux source code in violation of the gpl! but it's not linux.

@ky0ko that feel when it's cheaper to just pay off the Linux foundation than to release your proprietary changes to GNU/Linux.

@ky0ko announcing today the VGPL licence. To use software under this licence, the user agrees they MUST violate the GPL in at least 25% of the remaining codebase.

@ky0ko also VMWare is a gold member of the Linux Foundation
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