Category Archives: Kernel News

Frequently asked questions

If you have questions, comments or concerns about the F.A.Q. please contact us at webmaster@kernel.org. Is Linux Kernel Free Software? Linux kernel is released under GNU GPL version 2 and is therefore Free Software as defined by the Free Software Foundation. You may read the entire copy of the license in the COPYING file distributed… Read More »

Contacts

Email is the only reliable way of contacting Kernel.org administrators. General contacts webmaster@kernel.org: General requests and comments about kernel.org infrastructure. ftpadmin@kernel.org: Questions or comments about kernel.org mirrors. keys@kernel.org: Account requests (see FAQ) Please do not send general Linux questions or bug reports to these addresses. We do not have the resources to reply to them.… Read More »

Frequently asked questions

If you have questions, comments or concerns about the F.A.Q. please contact us at webmaster@kernel.org. Is Linux Kernel Free Software? Linux kernel is released under GNU GPL version 2 and is therefore Free Software as defined by the Free Software Foundation. You may read the entire copy of the license in the COPYING file distributed… Read More »

Active kernel releases

There are several main categories into which kernel releases may fall: Prepatch Prepatch or "RC" kernels are mainline kernel pre-releases that are mostly aimed at other kernel developers and Linux enthusiasts. They must be compiled from source and usually contain new features that must be tested before they can be put into a stable release.… Read More »

Active kernel releases

There are several main categories into which kernel releases may fall: Prepatch Prepatch or "RC" kernels are mainline kernel pre-releases that are mostly aimed at other kernel developers and Linux enthusiasts. They must be compiled from source and usually contain new features that must be tested before they can be put into a stable release.… Read More »

Active kernel releases

There are several main categories into which kernel releases may fall: Prepatch Prepatch or "RC" kernels are mainline kernel pre-releases that are mostly aimed at other kernel developers and Linux enthusiasts. They must be compiled from source and usually contain new features that must be tested before they can be put into a stable release.… Read More »

Gandi.net TLS certificates

If your browser alerted you that the site certificates have changed, that would be because we replaced our StartCOM, Ltd certificates with those offered by our DNS registrar, Gandi. We are very thankful to Gandi for this opportunity. A common question is why we aren’t using the certificates offered by the Let’s Encrypt project, and… Read More »

Active kernel releases

There are several main categories into which kernel releases may fall: Prepatch Prepatch or "RC" kernels are mainline kernel pre-releases that are mostly aimed at other kernel developers and Linux enthusiasts. They must be compiled from source and usually contain new features that must be tested before they can be put into a stable release.… Read More »

Linux kernel releases PGP signatures

All kernel releases are cryptographically signed using OpenPGP-compliant signatures. Everyone is strongly encouraged to verify the integrity of downloaded kernel releases by verifying the corresponding signatures. Linux kernel releases and all other files distributed via kernel.org mirrors are no longer signed by one centrally issued key. You will need to rely on the PGP Web… Read More »

Contacts

Email is the only reliable way of contacting Kernel.org administrators. General contacts webmaster@kernel.org: General requests and comments about kernel.org infrastructure. ftpadmin@kernel.org: Questions or comments about kernel.org mirrors. keys@kernel.org: Account requests (see FAQ) Please do not send general Linux questions or bug reports to these addresses. We do not have the resources to reply to them.… Read More »