Linus Torvalds has announced Linux kernel 3.0-rc1, this marks the end of 2.6.x series line which has 40 releases since late 2003.
To mark this event, Con Kolivas has made a tarball archive (163MB) of all 2.6.x releases available for download. The archive uses lrzip compression which can be installed from the standard Ubuntu apt-get repository.
Note that the size of of the archive after decompression would reach 10.3 GB!
Happy downloading, and hello Linux 3.0!
The title said it all. Linus Torvalds, the man behind the Linux kernel finally started his own blog at http://torvalds-family.blogspot.com.
There’s nothing much in there as the blog is still…. well new, but one of the quote from the blog that caught my attention was
Why? Because I’ve always noticed that my own projects get so much better if others are involved, even if it’s just as a user…
Visit Linus’ Blog