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The Linux Foundation has launched a free course to get you started on Linux kernel development

The Linux Foundation has published a completely free course to learn how to become a Linux kernel developer and contributor. It is geared towards beginners and you can enroll and start studying whenever you want and at your own pace.

The course entitled "A Beginner's Guide to Linux Kernel Development" (A Beginner's Guide to Linux Kernel Development), is only in English, and contains between 12 and 16 hours of material organized in 14 chapters.

It is a course for programmers who need to learn the "rules of the street" about kernel development

Free Linux Kernel Course

According to the description of the course of the same foundation, the content is aimed at those programmers who need to know about the Linux kernel development process, including the implicit and explicit rules that govern it.

Through the course you will learn to select and configure your system for development, you will learn about kernel repositories and releases; you will also learn the basics of Git, including reviewing the kernel repositories and how to work with it.

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They will also teach you how to build and install a kernel, the mandatory Linux kernel standards, how to write and test patches for the kernel, how to communicate with the kernel community, how to submit patches, and how to act on feedback from reviewers, and more.

The foundation has several free educational programs at your disposal if you want to learn more. If you are not a developer but want to learn about LinuxWe remind you that they themselves have an introductory course on Linux that more than a million people have enrolled to date, and that covers more than 60 hours of material.