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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters examines performance tweaks for the Linux kernel and summarises the latest goings-on in the kernel community

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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters summarises the latest goings-on in the Linux kernel community, including the 2012 Kernel Summit and the closing of the 3.6 merge window

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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters summarizes the latest goings on in the Linux kernel community, including the release of the 3.5 kernel, and an unfortunately embarassing incident for Microsoft’s virtualization team.

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by Jon Masters
This month Jon Masters takes a break from looking at the very latest developments in the Linux kernel community, to bring two New Year special editions of his column. We start with a look back at 2011 with a look into the future to follow…

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by Jon Masters
As is the case every month, Jon Masters looks at the latest developments in the Linux kernel community, including work on new architecture and ABI support, not to mention Kernel.org disruptions…

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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters marks the 20th anniversary of the Linux kernel with a reflection on 20 years of Linux kernel history and a look ahead to Linux 3.0…

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by Jon Masters
To help celebrate Linux User’s landmark 100th issue which goes on sale tomorrow, celebrated Linux Kernel contributor, Jon Masters, recounts some of the biggest developments in the Linux Kernel over the magazine’s last 100 issues…

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by Jon Masters
2010 was another exciting year for the Linux kernel and its community. Over the course of four kernel releases and many tens of thousands of mailing list messages, over one thousand individual developers (some working alone, some working for corporations) contributed two new architectures, several new file systems, and drivers for key hardware in the form of the Nouveau Nvidia driver (produced independently of Nvidia) and an open source Broadcom driver for its recent Wi-Fi chips. Of course, many more features were added, too…

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by Jon Masters
Jon Masters talks about features in the 2.6.37 Linux kernel and describes debugging a kernel problem using the Git bisection feature…

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by Jon Masters
In his latest column Jon Masters covers the new Tile architecture in the 2.6.36 kernel, scalability concerns in the IMA security subsystem, and looks ahead to 2.6.37 development…

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by Jon Masters
The year was 2001, the tech world was reeling from the effects of the ongoing dot-com bust and Microsoft had recently been deemed a monopoly under US antitrust law. In the midst of the various tribulations of the time came the release of Linux kernel 2.4 on 4 January 2001. Linux kernel guru, Jon Masters, bids it a fond farewell…

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by Jon Masters
Linux averages 5.5 changes per hour, every hour of every day, and is perhaps one of the most active software projects in human history. Jon Masters charts these changes every month in quite possibly the best technical column in human history…

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