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XNU is described as 'kernel is part of the Darwin operating system for use in OS X and iOS operating systems. XNU is an acronym for XNU is Not Unix. XNU is a hybrid kernel combining the Mach kernel developed at Carnegie Mellon University with components from FreeBSD and C++ API for writing' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are four alternatives to XNU for Linux. The best alternative is Linux kernel, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XNU are Linux-libre, GNU Hurd and Redox.

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XNU kernel is part of the Darwin operating system for use in OS X and iOS operating systems. XNU is an acronym for XNU is...

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    Linux kernel

    15 alternatives to Linux kernel 

    The Linux kernel is the operating system kernel used by the Linux family of Unix-like operating systems.

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    1.  Command line interfaceLinux kernel either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    3 alternatives to Linux-libre 

    Linux-libre is a GNU package that is maintained from modified versions of the Linux kernel. The aim of the project is to remove any software that does not include its source code, has its source code obfuscated or released under proprietary licenses.

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    GNU Hurd

    4 alternatives to GNU Hurd 

    GNU Hurd (usually referred to as the Hurd) is a computer operating system kernel designed as a replacement for Unix, released as free software under the GNU General Public License. It has been under development since 1990 by the GNU Project of the Free Software Foundation.

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    Redox is a Unix-like microkernel operating system written in the programming language Rust, a language with focus on safety and high performance.[2][3][4] Redox aims to be secure, usable, and free. Redox is inspired by prior kernels and operating systems, such as SeL4, MINIX...

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