Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 08:36 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux Linux 3.0 has been released. Technically, the release of version 3.0 of the Linux kernel shouldn't be too eventful, since the jump in version number doesn't actually signify any huge change or whatever; the only reason behind the bump to 3.0 is to come to saner version numbering. Still, man, it's like, totally version 3 of the Linux kernel.
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Well, it all depend
by kragil on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 09:03 UTC
kragil
Member since:
2006-01-04

Sure there have been kernel releases with more enhancements, but if you care for Xen dom0 then this is totally worth the new major release.
Way faster BTRFS and netfilter rules is also very important for some people.

I always hated the 2.6.32.57-wtf version numbering so this is a great release.

And you can follow Linus' rants on G+ now, which is strange but fun.

Edit: And Happy Birthday, Linux. MS would also like to congratulate. http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Linux-receives-20th-birthday...

Edited 2011-07-22 09:13 UTC

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RE: Well, it all depend
by Laurence on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 10:43 in reply to "Well, it all depend"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26


That's a weird video and doesn't feel like "Happy Birthday" message at all.
Though I don't know why I'm surprised by this.

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RE[2]: Well, it all depend
by Soulbender on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 14:59 in reply to "RE: Well, it all depend"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

I thought it was kinda neat and fun and a lot friendlier than you'd expect, all things considered.

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RE: Well, it all depend
by WereCatf on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 11:50 in reply to "Well, it all depend"
WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

And you can follow Linus' rants on G+ now, which is strange but fun.


G+, or the fact that you can follow his rants? ;)

It's actually pretty neat, I added him to my Circles there, makes it easy to follow his antics ;)

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RE[2]: Well, it all depend
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 12:11 in reply to "RE: Well, it all depend"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Bah I can't join Google+ yet because OSNews uses Google Apps, so I don't have a Google Profile >:(.

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RE: Well, it all depend
by Liquidator on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 19:04 in reply to "Well, it all depend"
Liquidator Member since:
2007-03-04

This reminds me a conversation on a forum, someone interesting in trying Linux and asking where to download it. A geek responded www.kernel.org ;)
True story.

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