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Question 1: On November 15, 1999, Cygnus Solutions announced its merger with ________, and ceased to exist as a separate company in early 2000.
Red HatGlobal File SystemRPM Package Manager389 Directory Server

Question 2: Cygnus was also the original developer of ________, a POSIX layer and the GNU toolkit port to the Microsoft Windows operating system family, and of eCos, an embedded real-time operating system.
CygwinOpenOffice.orgReactOSLinux

Question 3: For years, employees of Cygnus Solutions were the maintainers of several key ________ software products, including the GNU Debugger and GNU Binutils (which included the GNU Assembler and Linker).
OpenSolarisLinuxReactOSGNU

Question 4: In the 2001 documentary film ________, Tiemann indicates that the name "Cygnus" was chosen from among several names that incorporated the acronym "GNU".
Revolution OSBenjamin Mako HillGNU ProjectLinux

Question 5: Cygnus Solutions, originally Cygnus Support, was founded in 1989 by John Gilmore, Michael Tiemann and David Henkel-Wallace to provide commercial support for ________.
Proprietary softwareFree softwareLinuxOpen-source software







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