Zack's Kernel News

Zack's Kernel News

Article from Issue 136/2012
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Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

Anyone who has an Android device is running Linux, whether they know it or not. But it’s a version of Linux that has been heavily modified by Google and others and is undergoing continuing development. Tim Bird recently announced the Android Mainlining Project [1]. Its purpose is to incorporate the features of Android versions of Linux into the main kernel sources so that Linux may one day run unmodified on Android devices.

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