Linus Torvalds announced yesterday, October 14th, the immediate availability for download of the first released candidate for the Linux 3.7 kernel series. Linux kernel 3.7 RC1 comes with a lot of new features, according to Linus Torvalds. Among the listed changes, we find that now the "uapi" includes file cleanups.
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 announced the immediate availability of the seventh Release Candidate in the 3.11 branch of the kernel. Linux kernel 3.11 RC7 has arrived just on time to celebrate 22 years since Linux Torvalds sent the email that started it all. Unlike other announcements he made before this one, Linus Torvalds used his Google+ account to post the news.
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 has announced the immediate availability of the third release candidate in the 3.10 branch of the Linux kernel. This third release in the 3.10 branch is quite consistent, according to Linus Torvalds. It seems that a lot people have missed the previous version and squeezed as much as poss... (read more)