Linus Torvalds

Type: Person
Name: Linus Torvalds
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Torvalds Announces Linux 3.16-rc7

The latest release candidate is fairly small and consists of arch, drivers and some random updates. Linux founder, Linus Torvalds has officially announced the seventh Release Candidate (RC) version of the upcoming Linux kernel 3.16. The RC7 is a successor ... [Published EFYTimes.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

3.16-rc7

From: Linus Torvalds torvalds@linux-foundation.org To: Linux Kernel Mailing List linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Subject: Linux Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:02:06 -0700 Message-ID: CA+55aFwyNWy2BE=4BHujYpJ_CfuYpT2qPg+eJMupgE4R+v1-Lw@mail.gmail.com Archive-link: ... [Published LWN - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Linux, Linus Torvalds
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Linus Torvalds: "GCC 4.9.0 Seems To Be Terminally Broken"

hypnosec (2231454) writes to point out a pointed critique from Linus Torvalds of GCC 4.9.0. after a random panic was discovered in a load balance function in Linux 3.16-rc6. in an email to the Linux kernel mailing list outlining two separate but possibly ... [Published Slashdot - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Be Scared Of Using Git As A General Purpose Backup Solution

For the less diligent, the wisdom of making regular backups only coalesces once you lose important data in spectacular, unrecoverable fashion. There are a bunch of software options for duplicating and safe-guarding your important information, but what ... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development

Once in a while someone points out a POSIX violation in Linux. Often the answer is to fix the violation, but sometimes Linus Torvalds decides that the POSIX behavior is broken, in which case they keep the Linux behavior, but they might build an additional ... [Published Linux.com - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: POSIX, Linux, Linus Torvalds
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Torvalds Announces Linux 3.16-rc6

The latest release candidate mainly concentrates on drivers, much of it networking and filesystems updates. Linux founder, Linus Torvalds has officially announced the sixth Release Candidate (RC) version of the upcoming Linux kernel 3.16. The RC6 is a ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

News: Linux Top 3: Slackware Turns 21, Debian Squeezes and Linux 3.16 Nears

BySean Michael Kerner1) Slackware at 21On July 17, 1993, Patrick Volkerding announced the released of Slackware Linux 1.0. It was the first real Linux distribution - a packaged compilation of the Linux kernel and utilities needed to make a full 'Linux' ... [Published LinuxPlanet - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Linux OS, Slackware, Debian
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

3.16-rc6

From: Linus Torvalds torvalds@linux-foundation.org To: Linux Kernel Mailing List linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Subject: Linux Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:22:52 -0700 Message-ID: CA+55aFzJKxzw_as9iGgeM=MdQ6trUkQLDuoEr8nxj88sOqQnQA@mail.gmail.com Archive-link: ... [Published LWN - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Linux, Linus Torvalds
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Linux Kernel 3.16 RC6 Is Out, Linus Torvalds Is Not Happy with the Size

The sixth Release Candidate for the new Linux kernel 3.16 has been announced by Linus Torvalds and it's now ready for testing.Linux Kernel 3.16 RC6 was supposed to be a calm release, with few changes and improvements, but it looks like the developers ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 3 reports

Nerd cribs: Linux creator Linus Torvalds shows off his office

It’s a slow news day. So instead of infuriating you with a ranty op-ed or rehashing last night’s news leavings, I bring you this nugget of delight: a Linus-led tour of the Linux BDFL‘s office. Get ready for four minutes and twenty-three seconds in heaven. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 4 reports

Linus Torvalds Shows Off His Home Working Desk

The Linux Foundation, the non-profit organization that manages the entire Linux project and employs Linus Torvalds, the original developer of the project and the current maintainer of the most advanced version, has just released a video showing his home ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Take A Tour Of Where Linus Torvalds Continues To Develop The World's Most Important Operating System

Morning Minutes, July 16 ...Morning Minutes, July 15 ...Morning Minutes, July 17 ...Morning Minutes, July 16 ...Morning Minutes, July 15 ... ... [Published Newport Daily Independent - Jul 17 2014]

Quotes

..." Torvalds said in the release note. The latest release candidate is fairly small and consists of arch, drivers and some random updates. "in numbers, rc7 is about one third arch (xtensa, powerpc, x86, s390, blackfin), one third drivers (gpu, media, networking), and one third "random" (networking, mm). but it's all fairly small." Torvalds added
...16. It mainly concentrated on drivers (primarily acpi and gpu) and arch updates (mostly arm, some powerpc). "there's the usual architecture updates (mostly arm, some powerpc), there's some docbook fixes, and there's a couple of filesystem fixes (f2fs, kernfs and ext4). with a smattering of small core fixes (mainly cgroup) too." Torvalds was quoted as saying

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Torvalds Announces Linux 3.16-rc7 [Published EFYTimes.com - 9 hours ago]
Linux Kernel 3.16 RC7 Released by Linus Torvald... [Published Softpedia - 12 hours ago]
3.16-rc7 [Published LWN - 19 hours ago]
Linus Torvalds: "GCC 4.9.0 Seems To Be Terminal... [Published Slashdot - Jul 27 2014]
Don't Be Scared Of Using Git As A General Purpo... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Jul 26 2014]
diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development [Published Linux.com - Jul 24 2014]
Red Hat Adds Sophisticated Tiering And Data Pro... [Published Data Storage Connection - Jul 24 2014]
OpenStack creates a structure for managing chan... [Published O'Reilly Network - Jul 24 2014]
OpenStack creates a structure for managing chan... [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Jul 24 2014]
System-on-Module accelerates embedded design. [Published ThomasNet - Jul 23 2014]
Development Software supports heterogeneous mul... [Published ThomasNet - Jul 23 2014]
Debunking the real myths about genius [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
Torvalds Announces Linux 3.16-rc6 [Published EFYTimes.com - Jul 22 2014]
News: Linux Top 3: Slackware Turns 21, Debian S... [Published LinuxPlanet - Jul 22 2014]
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Now Based on Linu... [Published Softpedia - Jul 22 2014]
3.16-rc6 [Published LWN - Jul 21 2014]
Nokia X, We Hardly Knew Ye [Published Tech News World - Jul 21 2014]
Linux Kernel 3.16 RC6 Is Out, Linus Torvalds Is... [Published Softpedia - Jul 21 2014]
Nerd cribs: Linux creator Linus Torvalds shows ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 19 2014]
Nerd cribs: Linux creator Linus Torvalds shows ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 19 2014]
Nerd cribs: Linux creator Linus Torvalds shows ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 19 2014]
Linus Torvalds' Home Office Is Definitely Messi... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Jul 19 2014]
Just for fun – the free software column [Published Linux User - Jul 18 2014]
Linus Torvalds Shows Off His Home Working Desk [Published Softpedia - Jul 18 2014]
Linus Torvalds offers a peek at his messy offic... [Published ZDNet - Jul 18 2014]
This Is What The Workspace Of Linus Torvalds ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Jul 18 2014]
Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Office [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Off... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 18 2014]
Linux Creator Linus Torvalds is Your Guide in T... [Published Linux.com - Jul 17 2014]
Take a guided tour of Linus Torvald's home office [Published ITworld.com - Jul 17 2014]
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When does a software project grow to the point where one must explicitly think about governance? The term “governance” is stiff and gawky, but doing it well can carry a project through many a storm. Over the past couple years, the crucial OpenStack project ...
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Image Credit: YouTube It’s a slow news day. It’s Saturday, what did you expect? So instead of infuriating you with a ranty op-ed or rehashing last night’s news leavings, I bring you this nugget of delight: a Linus-led tour of the Linux BDFL ‘s office. ...
Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Office [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
There is so much news today I'm not sure which to highlight first. Linux.com has a look at Linus Torvalds' home office and a new paper describes fresh malware "Mayhem." X.Org Server 1.16 and GCC 4.9.1 have been released and the Plasma 5.1 development ...
Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Off... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 18 2014]
There is so much news today I'm not sure which to highlight first. Linux.com has a look at Linus Torvalds' home office and a new paper describes fresh malware "Mayhem." X.Org Server 1.16 and GCC 4.9.1 have been released and the Plasma 5.1 development ...
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