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Linux kernel

The nucleus of the Linux operating system. The Linux kernel, which was developed by Linus Torvalds, was integrated with software from the GNU Project and other sources to create the actual Linux operating system. See Linux, GNU/Linux and kernel.
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US-based semiconductor design and manufacturing company, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ:TXN), revealed on Monday the unveiling of a new Sitara Linux software development kit (SDK), the first TI SDK based on a high-quality, stable Mainline Linux kernel.
We worked closely with Intel and the Linux NFC project to improve this core component of the Linux kernel, which will help encourage the development of NFC-enabled devices and improve NFC interoperability among them, said Loic Hamon, vice president of product management for the NFC Division at INSIDE Secure.
The Ceph Distributed Storage System has been included in the mainline Linux kernel for several years.
The latest version of the Linux kernel was supposed to have been released about a week ago but at the time another release candidate was needed to fix issues related to networking, memory management and drivers.
The Linux kernel has been in development 20 years now, more than half of which has been as Linux kernel 2.
Bovet, coauthor of the latest O'Reilly release 'Understanding the Linux Kernel.
The Linux Kernel Archive has built a hierarchy of mirror servers around the world to cope with the expected surge of demand for this update.
the leader in embedded Linux[R] commercialization, ranks in the top 15 contributors to the Linux kernel, alongside more than 5,000 other community supporters including Red Hat, IBM and Novell, as reported by the Linux Foundation in its recent report, Linux Kernel Development.
The "zero downtime" capabilities provided by Ksplice will bolster Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Linux kernel and become a standard feature in its Linux Premier Support offering.
x series of Linux kernels has been around for 15 years now, and recently the OS has hit its 20th anniversary, a new version for a new decade sounds as reasonable a reason as any, especially since the Linux kernel is now released on a time-based release schedule rather than a feature-based release approach.
Experts say Microsoft's submission of virtualization driver source code to the Linux kernel marks a watershed event in the vendor's understanding of open source's future.
Kroah-Hartman is an experienced Linux kernel developer who maintains several kernel subsystems.

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