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Linux 3.6 Kernel Released

Linux Kernel

Published on 30 September 2012 08:42 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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Linus Torvalds released the Linux 3.6 kernel on Sunday afternoon.

After 3.6-rc7, things ended up calming down, so Linus decided to release the official 3.6 version rather than going to an 3.6-rc8 release.

For those not yet familiar with the Linux 3.6 kernel, see the interesting features of Linux 3.6.

Linus Torvalds' 3.6 release announcement can be read here.

Now it's time to get excited for the Linux 3.7 kernel development.

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