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Facebook Looking To Add Zstd Support To The Linux Kernel, Btrfs

Zstd (also known as Zstandard) is a lossless data compression developed by Facebook that has been open-source since last year. This BSD-licensed compression algorithm aims to offer compression similar to zip/gzip but with faster speeds both for compression and decompression. Facebook developers are now looking at adding this support to the Linux kernel.

4 August 2017 - Zstd - 45 Comments
Linux 4.13-rc1 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds has announced the end of the Linux 4.13 kernel merge window one day early and with that 4.13-rc1 is now available.

15 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 - 6 Comments
Changes That You Won't Find In Linux 4.13

The Linux 4.13 merge window is nearing the end and while there is a lot of new features/changes, there is some functionality that you won't find in this next version of the upstream Linux kernel.

14 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 - 19 Comments
The Changes So Far Of The Linux 4.13 Kernel

For those behind on their Phoronix reading or that of the Linux kernel mailing list, here's a look at all of the prominent changes and new features merged so far during the Linux 4.13 cycle.

11 July 2017 - Linux 4.13 - 1 Comment
Hotspot 1.0: Linux Perf Gets A GUI

Consulting firm KDAB has announced their newest research and development project, Hotspot. The Hotspot program is a Qt-powered GUI to the Linux perf subsystem.

6 July 2017 - Hotspot 1.0 - 2 Comments

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