Looking for Linux Kernel source

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Wed Sep 14 00:53:12 UTC 2011

My first post here, as a very recent Ubuntu convert (10.4 LTS).
Please be gentle! :-)

I've bought Love's book on the Linux Kernel to read on my holiday next 
week. I thought it would be useful to have the Kernel source to read 
along with it but don't want to install it as a package, I'd rather just 
have a tarball on a USB stick.

Where can I get it? Several sites pointed me to kernel.org but that site 
seems to be down. Are there any mirror sites I could use? It doesn't 
need to be the very latest version, any 2.3+ version will do.

I suppose I could just install the package via Synaptic but I wasn't 
sure what else the package install might do to my system in the 

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web site

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