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Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 4.0 RC1, Final Version Will Bring Live Patching

After letting users decide the version numbering of the Linux kernel software, as Softpedia reported two weeks ago based on the Linus Torvalds??? Google+ poll for Linux kernel 3.20/4.0. Apparently, users decided that it was time for a change, so we’re happy to announce the immediate availability for testing of the first RC (Release Candidate) version of the forthcoming Linux 4.0 kernel.