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Linux Kernel 4.8 Reaches End of Life, Users Urged to Move to Linux 4.9 Series

After informing us about the availability of the Linux 4.8.16 kernel update a few days ago, Greg Kroah-Hartman announced earlier today the availability of a new maintenance update, which appears to be the last in the stable series. It was bound to happen sooner or later, especially now that the...
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"We’re in it for the long haul. We don’t just want an instant code dump -- we want them to become part of our community," said Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman at the recent Embedded Linux Conference.

Fireside Chat: GKH Talks Licensing, Email, and Aging Maintainers

No one aside from Linus Torvalds has more influence or name recognition in the Linux Kernel project than Greg Kroah-Hartman. More commonly known as GKH, the ex SUSE kernel developer and USB driver maintainer is now a Linux Foundation Fellow and the full-time maintainer of the -stable Linux branch...
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Linux Kernel 3.14 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Move to Linux 4.4 LTS

We reported the other day that the long-term supported Linux 3.14 kernel branch is about to reach end of life, and that one more maintenance version would be released in the next couple of weeks. Well, it looks like the Linux kernel maintainers have decided that there's no need to maintain the...
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It's Time to Say Goodbye to Linux 4.6

'Please move to 4.7.1 now,' the kernel's lead maintainer says. If you're using a version of Linux based on the 4.6 series of the kernel, the software's lead maintainer has a message for you: It's time to upgrade. Greg Kroah-Hartman on Tuesday announced the arrival of Linux 4.6.7 and made it clear...
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Greg Kroah-Hartman provides an overview of Linux kernel maintenance and development to the Kubernetes team.

Greg Kroah-Hartman Tells Google's Kubernetes Team How to Go Faster

What has 21 million lines of code, 4000 contributors, and more changes per day than most software projects have in months, or even years? The Linux kernel, of course. In this video, Greg Kroah-Hartman provides an inside view of how the largest, fastest software project of all absorbs so many...
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How Linux Kernel Development Impacts Security

At CoreOS Fest, Greg Kroah-Hartman, maintainer of the Linux kernel, declares that almost all bugs can be security issues. The Linux kernel is a fast moving project, and it's important for both users and developers to quickly update to new releases to remain up-to-date and secure. That was the...
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