October 14, 2016

Linus Torvalds: “Linux Kernel 5.0 Will Be Released When We Hit 6 Million Git Objects”

Earlier this month, Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux 4.8 kernel. It’ll be followed by Linux 4.9, which will be the next LTS kernel. Some of you might be wondering about the release date of Linux 5.0 kernel. While Linux creator Linus Torvalds hasn’t set an official date, he has given a hint.

In a recent Google+ Plus post, Torvalds noted that after Linux 4.8 kernel, we’re now half-way between Linux 4.0. and 5.0. For those who don’t know, Linux 3.20 turned into Linux 4.0.

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