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The Linux kernel is a Unix-like computer operating system kernel. It is used world-wide: the Linux operating system is based on it and deployed on both traditional computer systems such as personal computers and servers, usually in the form of Linux distributions,[9] and on various embedded devices such as routers, wireless access points, PBXes, set-top boxes, FTA receivers, smart TVs, PVRs and NAS appliances. The Android operating system for tablet computers, smartphones and smartwatches is also based atop the Linux kernel.

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30 Day Summary

Jun 21 2016 — Jul 21 2016

12 Month Summary

Jul 21 2015 — Jul 21 2016
  • 63275 Commits
    Down -10530 (14%) from previous 12 months
  • 3656 Contributors
    Down -264 (6%) from previous 12 months


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