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Linux 3.6-rc7 Kernel Released - Final Is Due Out Soon

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Published on 24 September 2012 07:20 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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The Linux 3.6 kernel is about ready says Linus Torvalds.

In releasing Linux 3.6-rc7, Linus thinks that it could be the last weekly RC before going gold, but there's still some churn so a Linux 3.6-rc8 kernel could end up materializing too.

As far as the changes for 3.6-rc7, it's the usual assortment of regression fixes.

Find out more from the release announcement and the interesting features for Linux 3.6.

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