Most years, Linus Torvalds comes to Australia. He apparently likes the place, so the creator of the Linux kernel makes his way to the Australian national Linux conference in January.
on 02/09/2011 – Made popular on 02/09/2011
When Linus Torvalds speaks, people tend to listen, not just because he is responsible for the Linux operating systems we used today, but because he always makes sense in what he's saying. Being a top-level maintainer for the Linux kernel must be an exhaustive job, especially if your name is Linus Torvalds. We usua... (read more)
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)
Linus Torvalds has released a new Release Candidate for the Linux kernel 3.17 branch, bring the development schedule back on track.
The Linux kernel releases are made on a somewhat fixed schedule, which is only perturbed by important events like LinuxCon, holidays, and a few others. This means that users have a new RC every Sunday, leaving them a whole week to test the new kernel.
Linus Torvalds has shared some interesting information about the number of commits and the size of the Linux project in general, allowing users to get a little perspective on how massive this endeavor is.
A new Linux kernel, 3.11 Release Candidate 6, has been announced just a few hours ago and Linus Torvalds chose to share some stats about the kernel.