What is Linux Kernel


Many times I have heard people saying that Linux Kernel is a OS. Some says it a application. Some refer it as a process.

To put it precise – Linux Kernel is :

Kernel is really nothing more than a resource manager. Whether the resource being managed is a process, memory, or hardware device, the kernel manages and arbitrates access to the resource between multiple competing users (both in the kernel and in user space).

Linux Kernel

Linux Kernel