2020 Linux Kernel History Report
The 2020 Linux Kernel Development Report is now available for free. This report, written by The Linux Foundation, looks back through the history of the Linux Kernel and the impact of some of the best practices and tools that have emerged to enable one of the most significant software collaborations in history.
Linux has grown at a steady pace over the past few decades and has become one of the most widely used operating systems. From sensors to supercomputers, we find it in spaceships, cars, smart phones, watches and many other devices in our daily lives.
Since its launch in 1991, Linux has become one of the most successful collaborative projects in history, with over 20,000 contributors. And continuous improvements, such as its 5.8 version, are still being announced.
The 2020 Linux Kernel Development Report looks at the entire history of Linux, from its first releases in 1991, to the present day