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Old 07-11-2005, 04:47 AM   #1
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Get Source Code for Linux

Dear Everyone,

I am newbie to this forum and I am having one doubt.

How can I view the source code of the linux operating system and how can I modify and upload the same to the GLUE or Linux

Can you let me know?

With Expectations,
Seventh Sense
Old 07-11-2005, 04:59 AM   #2
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Here you have the latest linux, version Extract it and you will have the source code to play with.
Old 07-11-2005, 05:02 AM   #3
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If by source code to linux you mean the source code to the linux kernel then this most likely will be included on your distrobutions CD/DVD, otherwise it can be downloaded from here.
how can I modify and upload the same to the GLUE or Linux
I don't really understand what you mean by GLUE for Linux, do you mean you want to change the kernel and re-compile it so that you can use your kernel?
Old 07-11-2005, 08:28 AM   #4
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Dear mickyg,

Thanks for your information.

GLUE means Global Linux User's Group (GLUE). Here we can use our modified kernel and made us as part of the coding environment.

I want to add few more features in the linux source code and then i want to compile the same. Then I will keep with myself or release the updated product to open-source. That's what my question. How can I?

Thanks in Advance,
Seventh Sense
Old 07-11-2005, 09:00 AM   #5
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eeeeeh strange question actually. If you want to submit change for the linux kernel, you have to subscribe to the mailing list (detail here : ).

If you want start a new open source project then it's up to you, you might want to create an account on If you want to propose new features to a certain program, you should probably look at the program homepage or to mail the author directly.

What exactly are you searching for?
Old 07-12-2005, 04:54 AM   #6
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I think and correct me if I am wrong, do you want to create a linux distro? is that your goal? an OS correct me if I am wrong
Old 07-12-2005, 05:44 AM   #7
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The LFS project has all of the links to all of the sources for a basic linux system.

but from the posts above im thinking your meaning just the kernel


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