Linux Kernel

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Product description

Automate product release and end-of-life managementThe Linux kernel is a free and open-source, monolithic, modular, multitasking, Unix-like operating system kernel. It was originally authored in 1991 by Linus Torvalds for his i386-based PC, and it was soon adopted as the kernel for the GNU operating system, which was written to be a free (libre) replacement for Unix.Linux is provided under the GNU General Public License version 2 only, but it contains files under other compatible licenses.
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Figure: Release, patch and end-of-life cycle of product Linux Kernel (Linus Torvald)
 

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Product
Linux Kernel
Vendor
Linus Torvald
Latest version
5.19
# Releases
5
# Versions
757
# Security affected versions (CVE)
0
Licence MIT
GPL-2.0-only with Linux-syscall-note.
Last verification date
2022-09-16
 

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