The Daily Yomiuri: Excitement Surrounds Latest Linux Kernel

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“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

“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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