Bukan cuma distribusi Linux (misalnya Ubuntu, Linux Mint, atau Fedora) saja yang memiliki nama/codename, kernel nya pun punya nama sendiri. Kebanyakan Linux (kernel) dengan versi 2.6 dan 3.x diberikan sebuah nama yang bisa ditemukan dalam Makefile dari kode sumbernya (source code). Makefile dan kode sumbernya bisa Anda temukan pada repositori git.

Sebagai contoh untuk Linux 3.2-rc1:

Daftar lengkapnya:

Versi Kernel Nama
–2.6.1 Tidak ada
2.6.2–2.6.3–2.6.4– Feisty Dunnart
2.6.5–2.6.6–2.6.7–2.6.8–2.6.9 Zonked Quokka
2.6.10-rc1–2.6.10–2.6.11–2.6.12–2.6.13– Woozy Numbat
2.6.14-rc1–2.6.14– Affluent Albatross
2.6.15-rc6–2.6.15–2.6.16– Sliding Snow Leopard
stable: 2.6.16.28-rc2– Stable Penguin
2.6.17-rc5 Lordi Rules (Eurovision 2006)
2.6.17-rc6–2.6.17– Crazed Snow-Weasel
2.6.18–2.6.19– Avast! A bilge rat! (TLAPD 2006)
2.6.20-rc2–2.6.20– Homicidal Dwarf Hamster
2.6.21-rc4–2.6.21– Nocturnal Monster Puppy
2.6.22-rc3–2.6.22-rc4 Jeff Thinks I Should Change This, But To What?
2.6.22-rc5–2.6.22— Holy Dancing Manatees, Batman!
2.6.23-rc4–2.6.23-rc6 Pink Farting Weasel
2.6.23-rc7–2.6.23–2.6.24– Arr Matey! A Hairy Bilge Rat! (TLAPD 2007)
stable: 2.6.24.1– Err Metey! A Heury Beelge-a Ret!
2.6.25-rc2–2.6.25– Funky Weasel is Jiggy wit it
2.6.26-rc6–2.6.26–2.6.27– Rotary Wombat
stable: 2.6.27.3– Trembling Tortoise
2.6.28-rc1–2.6.28-rc6 Killer Bat of Doom
2.6.28-rc7–2.6.28–2.6.29-rc8 Erotic Pickled Herring
2.6.29 Temporary Tasmanian Devil
2.6.30-rc4–2.6.30-rc6 Vindictive Armadillo
2.6.30-rc7–2.6.30–2.6.31–2.6.32–2.6.33–2.6.34-rc4 Man-Eating Seals of Antiquity
2.6.34-rc5-2.6.34–2.6.35 Sheep on Meth
stable: 2.6.35.7– Yokohama
2.6.36-rc8–2.6.36–2.6.37–2.6.38-2.6.39 Flesh-Eating Bats with Fangs
3.0-rc1–3.0 Sneaky Weasel
3.1-rc2 Wet Seal
3.1-rc3–3.1 Divemaster Edition
3.2-rc1 Saber-toothed Squirrel

Apa nama kernel favorit Anda? :D

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