Although Linux is frequently referred to by the names of various distributions, what can properly be called “Linux” is really the management part of the operating system known as the kernel which interacts with the computer’s hardware. Here’s how the kernel works in Ubuntu, and how to rebuild it.

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'what can properly be called “Lin [...]

'what can properly be called “Linux”'

properly, it should be called GNU/Linux. The kernel (Linux) is only a part of the system, the GNU tools are very significant too.

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