Linux 3.11 pays homage to Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Linux is considered one of the most serious alternative to the dominant windows family of operating systems from Microsoft, SO it is a really curious who is the creator of the Linux kernel, linus Torvalds, who in a very direct render him a tribute to Windows 3.11 for Workgroups (Windows 3.11 for Workgroups).
In a few weeks we will launch the latest version of the Linux Kernel , the Linux Kernel to be called 3.11 and have official code name Linux for Workgroups, a clear allegory of Windows for Workgroups 3.11, Microsoft operating system next month celebrate 20 years since its release date in August 1993.
The allegories to Windows for Workgroups 3.11 not limited to name Kernel 3.11 Linux code, but also to the loading screen operating system, which shows a very similar logo to feature four-color flag of the old versions of Windows, located at the upper left side of Tux (the Linux mascot).
Linux Kernel 3.11 will be released in early September this year, and its improvements will: Native support for power management of AMD Radeon HD 2000 GPUs and above (thanks to code provided by AMD), Intel Support Rapid Start Technology (RST) and Support Zen KVM virtualization ARM64 CPUs, among other innovations.
Link: Linux 3.11 Linux for Workgroups named in homage to its archenemy odd Windows (Extreme Tech)
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