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Joe Pranevich: Wonderful World of Linux 2.6 - Final

Dec 18, 2003, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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From the author: "With the official release of Linux 2.6.0 just hours ago, I've just put the finishing touches on my 'Wonderful World of Linux 2.6' document, my reasonably complete description of new features in the kernel update..."

From the introduction:

"Although it seems like only yesterday that we were booting up our first Linux 2.4 systems, time has ticked by and the kernel development team has just released the 2.6 kernel to the public. This document is intended as a general overview of the features in the new kernel release, with a heavy bias toward i386 Linux. Please also be aware that some of the 'new' features discussed here may have been back-ported to Linux 2.4 after first appearing in Linux 2.6, either officially or by a distribution vendor. I have also included information on a handful of cases where a new feature originated during the maintenance cycle of Linux 2.4, and those will be marked as appropriate in the text.

"At present, this document has been translated into ten languages. Please see the 'Translations' section at the very bottom for more information..."

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