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LinuxOrbit: Upgrading the Linux Kernel by the 5 Ws

Apr 01, 2002, 14:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Gowin)

[ Thanks to John Gowin for this link. ]

"You've done your homework. You've decided on a Linux distribution and you're ready to take the plunge. The shrink-wrapped box just arrived via your favorite shipping company and you're all set to install Linux on a PC you've set aside for the purpose.

"If you've purchased the 'latest and greatest,' chances are your distribution will include a fairly recent Linux kernel. What you might not know is that it is almost guaranteed that the most recent stable release of the Linux kernel won't be included on your distribution CDs.

"Should you be concerned...?"

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