There are so many Linux distributions out in the wild, but there is only one thing that they are guaranteed to have in common: the Linux kernel. Yet while a lot of people talk about the Linux kernel, many don’t really know what it does.
Let’s take a look at Linux kernel and why it’s needed, with as few geeky terms as possible.
What Is a Kernel?
Each operating system uses a kernel. Without a kernel, you can’t have an computer that actually works. You may see and interact with a lot...