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Linux 2.6.30-rc4 Kernel Brings Back Tux

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Published on 30 April 2009 06:34 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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With the Linux 2.6.29 kernel a new logo was introduced to raise awareness for the Tasmanian Devil, a small animal nearing extinction. This interim logo was called Tuz while the traditional Tux penguin had "went on vacation", well, with the Linux 2.6.30-rc4 kernel, Tux has returned.

Besides reverting back to the Tux mascot, the Linux 2.6.30-rc4 kernel has a variety of fixes ranging from supported architectures to drivers. When it comes to Linux graphics, the DRM for the Intel i915 driver has been updated with a few small fixes along with support for the Intel G41 Chipset.

The Linux 2.6.30-rc4 kernel release announcement can be read at LKML.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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