getting into linux development

Phil Bull philbull at
Mon Jul 14 09:28:15 UTC 2008

Hi Roshan,

On Sun, 2008-07-13 at 06:39 -0700, roshan jose wrote:
> I am fascinated by the linux works. In fact I am a linux enthusiast,
> an FSF member also. I have turned myself to working only on linux OS.
> I worked on Debian for a few months and currently I am working with
> Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy. 
> I set aside a few minutes everyday to get myself acquainted with the
> working. I am looking forward to becoming a developer and join in the
> developing team for writing out the system programs though i am new to
> it and wish to learn.
>  I have already started working slowly about this googling out and
> learning. Can you suggest some way  so that i can do this in a
> methodical way and join in the developing team. I wish to become a
> linux hcker (in the true sense referred to what was said by Richard
> Stallman).

This is the mailing list for the Documentation Team. We don't have
anything to do with kernel programming, so I'm not sure that we can help

The best advice I can offer is that you get a book on Linux kernel
programming [1]. This should at least get you started and explain the



[1] -

Phil Bull

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