Linus Torvalds is my hero, says 13 year old Zachary DuPont;
The story of Zach goes like this his school organized a project where students were asked to write a letter to their heroes, while most kids wrote to celebrities, Zach wrote to the real hero of the modern technology world Linus Torvalds.
Since Linus works from home he doesnt disclose his work
In a message to the Linux Kernel Mailing List today regarding the shortened merge window for the Linux 2.6.40 kernel, Linus Torvalds brings up that there's already been many Linux 2.6 kernel releases and that he could end up tagging this as the Linux 2.8.0 kernel...
Linus Torvalds has just announced that the second Release Candidate for Linux Kernel 3.17 has been released and it's now ready for testing. Users have been used to receive updates about the most advanced branch of the kernel on Sundays, but Linus delayed the announcement a little while so that it would be in sync with the 23rd anniversary of the Linux kernel.
On March 17, Linus Torvalds announced the immediate availability of the third release candidate in the 3.9 branch of the Linux kernel. According to Linus Torvalds, this latest version of Linux kernel is not big and implements a regular number of changes and improvements. “Not as small as -rc2, but that on... (read more)
Sarebbe dovuto arrivare oggi Linux 3.0, almeno nelle intenzioni di Linus Torvalds, ma un bug “difficile da individuare” (“subtle” in originale) ha fatto cambiare idea al papà del pinguino.
Ad annunciare la scoperta del bug, e il conseguente rinvio del kernel Linux 3.0, è stato Torvalds in persona ma non sulla Linux kernel mailing list bensì sul proprio account Google+.
Linux creator Linus Torvalds took the stage today at LinuxCon Europe in Edinburgh with Intel’s Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel to discuss the present and future of Linux and answer questions from the community.