Articles Tagged kernel

Linux 5.8 kernel release

Must Read: Linux 5.8 Released, This is What’s New

The Linux Kernel 5.8 release has been announced – but what's new and improved? In this post we recap all the neat new features and core changes on offer.

3 August 2020
Linux Kernel 5.7

Linux 5.7 Released, This is What’s New

Linux 5.7 has arrived, serving as the latest mainline release of the Linux Kernel — but what’s changed? Well, in this post we recap the new features and core changes bundled up inside this kernel […]

1 June 2020

Major Update: Linux 5.6 Released, This is What’s New

Linux 5.6 is the latest stable release of the Linux kernel, and in this post we take a look at some of the new features and changes the update offers.

29 February 2020
ubuntu news

Ubuntu 20.04 Confirms Its Kernel Choice (And Spoiler: It Isn’t the Latest)

Ubuntu has settled on the version of the Linux kernel that will ship in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS when released this April. Surprisgly, it won't be the most recent.

6 February 2020

Linux Kernel 5.3 Released, This is What’s New

Now that Linux kernel 5.3 is officially released we take a quick look at the new and notable changes this kernel update brings.

16 September 2019

This PPA Lets You Try an exFat Kernel Module Based on Samsung Code

A new PPA gives Ubuntu users the opportunity to try an alternative exFAT kernel module based on Samsung's sdfat Linux driver code.

15 September 2019

Ubuntu 19.10 Will Boot Faster Thanks to LZ4 Compression

Ubuntu 19.10 boot times from installation media will be faster thanks to the use of LZ4 decompression for kernel and initramfs.

10 September 2019
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Must Read: Microsoft is Bringing exFAT to the Linux Kernel (And No-One’s Getting Sued)

Microsoft has announced that it’s bringing exFAT support to the Linux kernel, with code contributed licensed under GPLv2. This is huge, unexpected, yet very welcome #opensource news. Microsoft’s exFAT file system is prevalent throughout a […]

28 August 2019
Linux Kernel 5.2 Release with Tux Penguin

Linux Kernel 5.2 Released, This is What’s New

The much anticipated Linux Kernel 5.2 release is now available to download, and it’s a bit of a whopper! “Each and every update to the Linux kernel brings a wealth of improvements, and Linux 5.2 […]

8 July 2019
Linux Kernel 5.0

Linux Kernel 5.0 Released, This is What’s New

Linux Kernel 5.0 has been released. It features hardware improvements, fast encryption support, and more.

4 March 2019
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VirtualBox Guest Additions to be Included in Linux Kernel

Most of us install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Linux virtual machines get the best experience, but now these capabilities are coming to the Linux kernel itself.

17 January 2018
linux kernel

Linux Kernel 4.14 Released, This is What’s New

Linus Torvalds has announced the release of a Linux 4.14, the latest stable release of the Linux kernel, and it's packed full of changes and new features.

12 November 2017