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The Daily Yomiuri: Excitement Surrounds Latest Linux Kernel

Mar 24, 2004, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Yomiuri Shimbun)

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"Last December, open source legend Linus Torvalds sent an email to interested parties notifying everyone that version 2.6 of the Linux kernel was ready for release.

"That moment, three years in the making and highly anticipated by developers and computer enthusiasts everywhere, marked an important evolutionary step for the standard-bearer of open source projects.

"Linux, after all, is the most popular, open source operating system in the world. And with industry muscle such as IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and now even Sun Microsystems behind it, Linux is no longer a minor bit player to Microsoft's Windows operating system. Linux is now set to take on some of the biggest (and smallest) applications around..."

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