Why Linux kernel 2.6 rocks

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31 2006 @ 04:57 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
If you are the kind of person who believes in the phrase "More is Good," then get ready to be bogged down by the impressive new set of features that Linux kernel 2.6 boasts. Since the very beginning, Linux is known for its stability, and kernel version 2.6 continues the saga. With a host of new features, support for virtually million devices (and that includes an array of mobile and embedded devices), improved audio-video capabilities, journaling and distributed file systems, increased user space for application programs, support for up to 64GB of RAM, 16 terabytes of file systems and millions of users, the further improved GNU/Linux will most certainly win your hearts..
You can read more over at OS Weekly.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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