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Linus Torvalds has released the latest version, 2.6.12, of the Linux kernel. There was a slight delay caused by the retirement of Bitkeeper - the system used to keep track of code changes. Torvalds created Git as its replacement.

The updated kernel includes support for Trusted Platform Modules and changes to several drivers. Developers will play with the software before it is included in commercial distributions later this year.

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