|How the Linux kernel works | TuxRadar|
|Posted by: Digg on Mar 16th, 2009 12:50 AM|
|The kernel is a piece of software that, roughly speaking, provides a layer between the hardware and the application programs running on a computer. In a strict, computer-science sense, the term 'Linux' refers only to the kernel - the bit that Linus Torvalds wrote in the early 90s.
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