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)
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 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.
Linus Torvalds announced the immediate availability for download of the third released candidate for the Linux 3.7 kernel series. According to Linus Torvalds, this new release candidate for the Linux kernel 3.7.x branch holds nothing extraordinary, with just a few memory leak fixes in USB serial drivers and some other stuff.
Yesterday, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the final stable version Linux 3.0. With the release of Linux 3.0, Torvalds has finally brought Linux out of the 2.6.x series, which had been in development for more than seven years.Linux 3.0 was actually planned for release in the second week of July, but a bug with the RCU meant that he had to release another RC instead.
From the dorm room of a geeky Finnish Computer Science student 20 years ago to powering a majority of all the web servers and more than 90% of the fastest supercomputers today, Linux has come a very long way.This year marks the start of the third decade of Linux development – and to mark the third decade, Linux 3.0 is coming in about seven weeks.