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With the release of 6.1, Oracle is the top contributor to the Linux kernel, responsible for the most lines of code changed in the kernel.

In July 2022, we published a blog about how Oracle was the #1 contributor to the core of the kernel in 5.18. That blog had an asterisk, since the statistics for those contributions were limited to the core parts of the kernel.* With the release of 6.1, the asterisk is not needed, as Oracle is the #1 contributor for total lines of code changed across the kernel.

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