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Linux Kernel 6.10 RC7 Released: A Calm Prelude to Release

On July 7, 2024, Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux kernel 6.10 release candidate 7 (RC7). In his message to the Linux Kernel mailing list, Torvalds expressed his satisfaction with the current state of the kernel development.
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Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 6.10-rc1

Linus Torvalds has announced the first release candidate (RC1) for the upcoming Linux kernel 6.10. Kernel 6.10 has been assigned the codename “Baby Opossum Posse.”
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Linux Kernel 6.8 Released. This is What’s New.

A new mainline Linux Kernel 6.8 is now available. Find out what are the best new features of this version.
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Linus Torvalds Announces First Linux Kernel 6.7 Release Candidate

The development of the Linux kernel continues with Linux 6.7, the next major kernel release expected by the end of the year, and Linus Torvalds just announced today the availability of the first Release Candidate (RC) milestone for public testing.
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FOSS Week In Review: ZFS’s Ubuntu Return, the Nigerian Prince Goes AI, Stolen Passwords, Torvalds Does Hutton, and More

In this week’s roundup we look at ZFS’s return to Ubuntu as an install option (and why it was removed in the first place), how the Nigerian Prince is adopting AI for phishing, Linux Torvalds fabulous impersonation of E.F. Hutton, and more.
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Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 6.4 Release Candidate

The first Release Candidate for Linux kernel 6.4 is available to download from kernel.org or from Linus Torvalds’ git tree.
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Linus Torvalds Reacts to Poorly-Executed Pull Requests for Linux 6.3

Linux Torvalds does not tolerate mistakes that directly hamper the Linux Kernel development workflow. Learn more here.
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Linux Kernel 6.2 Released, This is What’s New

The first Linux kernel release of 2023 is here. Linux kernel 6.2 features new hardware support, security fixes, and file system speed boosts.
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3 Ways to install Git on Linux Mint 21 and 20

Git is a mature, actively maintained open-source project created by Linus Torvalds, the famous Linux operating system kernel creator. The following guide will teach you how to install Git on Linux Mint 20 and 21 using a few different methods.
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Linux Kernel 6.1 Released, This is What’s New

The Linux kernel 6.1 release is full of welcome changes, which we look at in this post. From new hardware support to networking, security, and performance.
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Happy 31st Birthday, Linux!

While some don’t recognize August 25th as Linux’s birthday, I do. It was on August 25th, 1991, when 21-year-old Finnish student Linus Benedict Torvalds made his now-famous announcement on the comp.os.minix newsgroup that he’s working on a free operatin…

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Linus Torvalds Announces First Linux Kernel 6.0 Release Candidate

The merge window for Linux Kernel 6.0 is now officially closed and the first Release Candidate (RC) milestone is ready for testers. Learn more here.
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Linus Torvalds: After 30 Years, Linux is Not a Dead Project

At the Open Source Summit event today, Torvalds discussed the state of Linux, in a fireside chat with his longtime friend Dirk Hohndel, who currently is the chief open-source officer at the Cardano Foundation. The conversation ranged from the state of …

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At Open Source Summit, Linus Torvalds Costs Another Fireside Chat

At the summit, Linux’s creator Linus Torvalds and his good buddy Dirk Hohndel talked about working from home, Rust in Linux, and whether there’s life outside the screen.
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No, Linus Torvalds is Not Bitcoin’s Legendary Creator Satoshi Nakamoto

Linus Torvalds has done several amazing things. He’s the creator of both the Linux operating system and Git, the most popular distributed version control system. But he’s not Bitcoin’s inventor.
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Linus Torvalds Announces First Linux 5.17 Kernel Release Candidate

Linus Torvalds announced the first release candidate of Linux kernel 5.17, which looks to be a fairly standard release. Learn more here.
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Linux Kernel 5.15 Will Have Improved NTFS File System Support

Paragon’s NTFS driver was merged by Linux creator Linus Torvalds earlier this month, bringing reliable read and write functionality for this file system to Linux kernel 5.15. Compared with the existing FUSE-based open source NTFS driver, the Paragon’s NTFS3 driver undoubtedly wins in terms of functionality and performance. The driver fully supports reads, writes, and […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, Linux!

Happy birthday, Linux! That’s right, it’s been 30 years since 21-year-old Finnish student Linus Benedict Torvalds made his now-famous announcement on August 25th, 1991 on the comp.os.minix newsgroup, saying that he is working on a free operating system for 386(486) AT clones as a “hobby.” Well, that “hobby” turned into something massive in only 30 […]

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Linus Torvalds Announces First Linux Kernel 5.14 Release Candidate

While most GNU/Linux distributions are struggling to upgrade their kernels to Linux 5.13, which already got its first point release and is marked as “stable” on the kernel.org website, the kernel developers are busy again with the next major release, Linux kernel 5.14. The first Release Candidate (RC) is now ready for public testing, as […]

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