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Google Plans for Android to Use the Regular Mainline Linux Kernel

At this year’s Linux Plumbers Conference, Google talked about getting Android to work with a generic Linux kernel, rather than the custom ones they use now, and showed an Android phone running a generic Linux kernel. Currently, the Android kernel is a fork from the Long-Term Support (LTS) version of the Linux kernel and is given…