Linus Torvalds Releases Linux 3.0

July 22, 2011
Linux kernel version 3.0 has been released. This version according to Linus Torvalds does not usher in any new features or incompatibilities related to version change.

He goes on to say, it is simply a way to drop the inconvenient numbering system in honor of Linux celebrating its 20th birthday.

[Source : gmane.linux.kernel]