And indeed, understanding HOW the Kernel works is a huge and complex topic. But understanding WHAT it is isn’t that difficult.
Not only, in this video, I explain with simple words what is the kernel. But I took that occasion to introduce few other terms you will hear a lot in conversations about Linux.
After having watched this video, you will no longer believe a kernel is that hard thing inside a fruit. And you will no longer be afraid of dæmons.