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Does it run on Windows?
Yeah, just double click on the exe file you download from kernel.org.
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Does it run on Windows?
Yes.

I'm not sure they should have just jumped to number 3. What was wrong with 2.6.40 or 2.7.0 for minor changes?
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It's been several years of minor changes, and they've all added up to huge changes.

It's about time that they started bumping kernel version numbers more frequently to account for the larger changes.
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Calm down people. Linus said 3.0 will bring NO MAJOR CHANGE AT ALL.

Linus only want to change to 3.0 the version number because 2.6 is 6 years old ! The gap between 2.6.20 and 2.6.39 is HUGE but the small version change doesn't reflect that.
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Calm down people. Linus said 3.0 will bring NO MAJOR CHANGE AT ALL.

Linus only want to change to 3.0 the version number because 2.6 is 6 years old ! The gap between 2.6.20 and 2.6.39 is HUGE but the small version change doesn't reflect that.
Way to skip reading the replies to the original post...
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I would like to use Linux but I have no knowledge of programming.
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A good kernal with newer nvidia and gulftown support makes my day. Like putting a v8 on a tricycle
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I would like to use Linux but I have no knowledge of programming.
Saying you need to be a programmer to run Linux is like saying you need to be a chemist or a structural engineer to drive a car.

There are Linux distributions that take alot to get running or maintain, but there are still distros that are:

1) Put in CD
2) Install
3) ???
4) Profit

If you want some help, we DO have a Linux / Unix section =] Or, you could toss me a PM
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I would like to use Linux but I have no knowledge of programming.
I would like to use Windows but I have no knowledge of programming.

Oh wait, I do. And yet I still can't figure Windows out. Just goes to show it's more about what you're used to than which is more difficult.
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