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Linux kernel compile secrets. Part 1

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

The Linux kernel is the beating heart of any Linux distribution. It is a strange and complex beast and to many people somewhat mystical in nature. I intend to shed light on some of that mystical shroud and show how simple and easy compiling a Linux kernel really is.

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Automatically compile and install the latest kernel using KernelCheck in Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

KernelCheck is a project that is designed to easily build the latest kernel for your distribution using the instructions provided in the Master Kernel Thread .

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Stable kernel 2.6.25 released

http://kernel.org

Linus has released the 2.6.25 kernel. After nearly three months of development and the merging of over 12,000 patches from almost 1200 developers, this kernel is now considered ready for wider use.

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Who Writes Linux? There Are a Lot of Unknowns

http://www.internetnews.com

In the beginning, there was Linus Torvalds, a single developer who put together the original Linux kernel. Fast forward to 2008 and Torvalds is no longer the lone Linux developer.

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10+ advices BEFORE you rebuild Linux kernel

http://www.linuxscrew.com

Many Linux newbies think that kernel recompilation is inherent and almost necessary thing to do after OS is just installed or some time later. By the following advices I would try to show these fellows in which situations this really makes sense and what to do if one persists

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Ted Ts'o joins the Linux Foundation

http://www.marketwire.com

Kernel hacker Ted Ts'o has joined the Linux Foundation as Chief Platform Strategist. He says,"I'm looking forward to continuing the LSB [Linux Standards Base] and other Linux Foundation initiatives to make the Linux platform even more competitive to the benefit of the entire Linux community."

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Don't look to Linus Torvalds for leadership

http://www.linuxworld.com

Linus Torvalds seems to be trying very hard to make the latest Linux kernel update as boring as possible. Reading this release announcement, if we can even call it that, you'd never imagine that Torvalds was leading the evolution of software.

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Torvalds confirms there will be no Linux kernel 3.0

http://www.daniweb.com

According to a new interview with Linus Torvalds there will be no Linux kernel 3.0 as the great man himself says there is no need.

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Torvalds rebukes desktop critics

http://www.linuxworld.com

Linus Torvalds, creator and maintainer of the Linux operating system kernel, has reacted angrily to suggestions that the kernel's development process is skewed in a way that prevents improvements on the desktop.

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Fork a kernel, kill an "OS" and revolutionize the desktop

http://www.nuxified.org

The news of Con Kolivas, a Linux kernel developer, quitting that role, along with an interview in which he explains why, could and should make loud noises around the Free Software community which is often touting GNU/Linux as the best operating system one could use, and not just because of freedom you have with it.

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Why I quit: kernel developer Con Kolivas

http://apcmag.com

Interview of Con Kollivas, the kernel developer and author of Linux Kernel -ck patchset, describing why he is quitting.

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Whats going on with our beloved kernel? - and my 2 cents

http://www.tuxmachines.org

I was reading another article on kernel trap the other day and I sat down and started thinking about how things have changed over the course of the 2.6.x series of kernel and thought I would review all of these changes and put them all in one place.

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Linux: Keyboard Blink Driver less power-hungry

http://kerneltrap.org

In the ongoing effort to reduce the power consumption of the linux kernel [story] and take better advantage of the tickless kernel patch [story], Stephen Hemminger posted a patch to make it possible to unload the keyboard blink driver, "the blink driver wakes up every jiffy which wastes power unnecessarily"

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New kernel brings better wireless support

http://www.linux.com

In Linus Torvalds' words, "Not a whole lot of changes since -rc7," but the more significant upgrades in kernel release 2.6.22, announced over the weekend, include a new wireless stack, a new FireWire stack, and a new SLAB allocator for more efficient memory management.

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Linux contributor base broadens

http://www.linuxworld.com

With more companies funding Linux work, the core hackers now delegate 70% of the coding

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