Linux kernel

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Linux
Tux
Tux the penguin, mascot o Linux[1]
Linux 3.0.0 boot.png
Linux kernel 3.0.0 booting
Company / developerLinus Torvalds an thoosands o collaborators
Written inC, assembly[2]
OS faimilyUnix-lik
Initial release0.01 (17 September 1991; 28 years ago (1991-09-17))
Latest release5.7[3] (1 Juin 2020; 3 months ago (2020-06-01)) [±]
Available inInglis
Kernel typeMonolithic
LicenseGPL v2[4][5] plus various closed soorce binary blobs[6][7]
Offeecial wabsteidkernel.org

The Linux kernel is a Unix-lik operatin seestem kernel uised bi a variety o operatin seestems based on it, which are uisually in the form o Linux distributions.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Linux Online (2008). "Linux Logos and Mascots". Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2009.
  2. "The linux-kernel mailing list FAQ". Tux.Org.
  3. Torvalds, Linus (1 June 2020). "Linux 5.7". LKML (Mailin leet). Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  4. InfoWorld. "Linux creator Torvalds still no fan of GPLv3". Retrieved 2008-10-11.
  5. "Linux Kernel Copying". Retrieved 2013-09-25.
  6. Stallman, Richard (2002). "Linux, GNU, and freedom". Free Software Foundation. Retrieved 2007-02-21.
  7. "linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/blob - firmware/WHENCE". git.kernel.org. 2002-10-16. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
  8. "README". git.kernel.org. Retrieved 2010-11-12.