Plural of Linux?

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Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
There is only one Linux, so there is no need for a plural.
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DavidBirch2dotComAuthor Commented:
nope I dont agree, he he, there are more than one linux -  red hat, knoppix ect .'. linux must have a plural - be inventive :)
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Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
These are Linux distributions, so the plural for those is "Linux distributions", but again, there is just one Linux. If you now try to claim that there are different versions of Linux (e.g. kernel version 2.4, 2.6, ...), these are "Linux versions", different versions of the same Linux. No need to use a plural for Linux.
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troopernCommented:
khkremer is totally correct.
No need to argue about what he says =)
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hoonexpertCommented:
it is linuces

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Baroda
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DavidBirch2dotComAuthor Commented:
Alas this was supposed to be a "fun" thread ;-p)

'Linii'
'Linuxen'
LINUXIT
LINUKS
linuces

now say them all in a row three times fast :)
any other suggestions?
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Karl Heinz KremerCommented:
There never is a need to argue about what I say :-)
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mmarthaCommented:
you can say "linuxs" :D or "linuxses", "linuxes", "linuxszZZss" (of course, case sensitive), if you don't like those one-word-plural-words you surely can (and MUST!) say "several linux" lol JK

(BTW,  I agree with khkremer :P)
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JackNaifCommented:
criterion -> criteria
spermatozoon -> spermatozoa
linux -> linuxa ???


Or perhaps, as one of these is worth many of other OS's, Linux is a plural in itself, like "thanx", and in singular would be Linuk. Or Linal like french vitral -> vitraux.

Perhaps such an explanation would also satisfy khkremer...



Cheers:

Jack
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meidanzeCommented:
How about simply Linuxy
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DavidBirch2dotComAuthor Commented:
thanks for a bit of fun :)
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