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Linux 2.6.29 Kernel Released; Hello KMS and Btrfs

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With much anticipation, the Linux 2.6.29 kernel was released just moments ago by Linus Torvalds.

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It's *Not* The 15th Birthday of Linux – and Why That Matters

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Last week, I wondered whether I'd gone back in time. Everywhere I went online – on news sites, blogs and Twitter – people were celebrating the 15th birthday of Linux, it seemed. “How is this possible?”

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Kernel Log: What's coming in 2.6.29 - Part 7:

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On Thursday night, Linus Torvalds released an eighth pre-release version of Linux 2.6.29 and hinted that this could be the final 2.6.29 release candidate. "What's coming in 2.6.29" series with an overview of driver news from a range of areas.

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How the Linux kernel works

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The kernel is a piece of software that, roughly speaking, provides a layer between the hardware and the application programs running on a computer. In a strict, computer-science sense, the term 'Linux' refers only to the kernel - the bit that Linus Torvalds wrote in the early 90s.

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15 Interesting Facts About the Linux Kernel

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15 years ago, on March 1994, Linux kernel version 1.0.0 was humbly released for the world to tinker with. To celebrate the historic moment, I have collected some really interesting facts about the Linux kernel.

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Linux kernel 1.0 turns 15 years old

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That's right -- it's a day short of a decade and a half since Linus Torvalds announced version 1.0 of his kernel.

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Kernel Log: What's new in 2.6.29 - Part 5

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It will be at least another week or two before Linux kernel 2.6.29 becomes available. The Kernel Log will, therefore, continue its report about the new features scheduled for 2.6.29 with what's new in terms of file systems.

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FOSS Debates, Part 1: Kernel Truths

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As the central element of Linux, the kernel is equally central to open source software in general. Because the community has such a stake in its design and success, the kernel has proven to be the hub around which much discussion revolves. The kernel's creator, Linus Torvalds, also has a stake in its success, and he takes part in the discussion.

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What Will It Take To Have A Truly Free Kernel?

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Knowing when a GNU/Linux distribution is free used to be simple. If all its software had licenses approved by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) or the Open Source Initiative, then a distribution was free. Otherwise, it wasn't.

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Kernel Log: More than 10 million lines of Linux source files

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After the release of Linux 2.6.27, kernel developers are currently busily integrating patches for the next kernel version into the main development branch of Linux. This usually involves discarding some old code and adding new code though on balance, there are usually more new lines than old ones, making the kernel grow continually.

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Linux is not a "Bazaar" and BSD is not a "Cathedral"

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When it comes to development styles, it has been said time and again that BSD uses the Cathedral model of development, and Linux uses the Bazaar. But that's incorrect.

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You keep using that phrase "operating system"...

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"I do not think it means what you think it means..." -- From Balzac's blog

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In Praise of Modularity

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One of Linus Torvalds' greatest contributions to free software – and, indeed, to software in general – came about purely by chance. As he told me back in 1996, as he reflected on how the Linux kernel had come about and grown...

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Stop the Blob?

It's all over the Internet now: the Linux kernel developers have issued a statement urging vendors to release open source device drivers/modules. Some of the commentators say:

"It's unclear how much impact the developers' statement will have."

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The Origins of Linux - Linus Torvalds [video]

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Linus Torvalds, the creator of the [Linux kernel], tells the story of how he went from writing code as a graduate student in Helsinki in the early 1990s to becoming an icon for open source software by the end of the decade.

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