CVE-2016-0728 is being made public today: a 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that's been present now for over three years.
Linus Torvalds pulled in the security subsystem updates this weekend for the Linux 4.5 kernel.
David Airlie sent in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver updates today for targeting the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window.
We are one week into the two week merge window for the Linux 4.5 kernel. There have been multiple Phoronix articles daily about changes and new features of Linux 4.5. If you're looking at catching up on your reading this weekend, here is a look at the interesting changes that landed this week.
Neil Brown has sent in his final MD subsystem pull request. Past this Linux 4.5 work, he's stepping down.
As expected, AMD today finally released the Opteron A1100 "Seattle" SoC but sadly the 96Boards HuskyBoard or other lower-cost A1100-powered products have yet to be announced.
Greg Kroah-Hartman sent in his pull requests today for the various kernel subsystems he maintains, including the kernel's staging area.
The media updates for the Linux 4.5 kernel merge window are very heavy.
The cgroup v2 interface will be made official with the in-development Linux 4.5 kernel.
Ingo Molnar has already been sending in his many Git pull requests for the newly-opened Linux 4.5 merge window.
Following yesterday's tests of the Liquorix 4.3 kernel, a Phoronix reader pointed out another customized kernel I previously hadn't heard of: XanMod.
As anticipated, the Linux 4.4 kernel has been officially released.
Canonical's Colin King has looked at the number of FIXME and TODO comments within the Linux kernel tree.
Some patches from 2014 have been revived in hopes of addressing the Year 2038 problem for Linux file-systems.
With Linux 4.4 expected next weekend, here's a look at some of the early features we've already been talking about on Phoronix that should be on the table for the Linux 4.5 merge window.
Linus Torvalds tagged the release a short time ago of the Linux 4.4-rc8 kernel.
The mainline Linux kernel is up to 20.86 million lines spread across more than 52 thousand files, as the latest statistics for the kernel as we end out 2015.
Thomas Schoebel-Theuer on behalf of Germany's 1+1 Internet continues working on bringing MARS to the upstream Linux kernel.
Linus Torvalds has taken a break from the holidays to announce the seventh weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
Linus Torvalds has just announced the release of Linux 4.4-rc6.
Lucas Stach has issued a pull request for the Etnaviv DRM driver for hoping to land this open-source, reverse-engineered DRM driver for Vivante graphics hardware into the Linux 4.5 kernel.
With Greg Kroah-Hartman being done with maintaining the Linux 4.2 kernel, Canonical's Kernel Team has stepped up to provide maintenance.
It's been a while since last having anything to report on about DRM driver changes for Samsung's Exynos ARM SoCs, but that's changed in preparation for Linux 4.5.
Rob Clark submitted his MSM-Next DRM driver changes today in preparation for the Linux 4.5 kernel cycle.
Linus Torvalds has just tagged the fifth weekly release candidate for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
While the Raspberry Pi DRM driver landed for Linux 4.4, with this forthcoming kernel release it doesn't expose any 3D hardware acceleration. However, it looks like that's coming for Linux 4.5
The fourth weekly release candidate to the Linux 4.4 kernel is now available.
The Linux 4.4-rc4 test kernel, which should be released later today, has a number of DRM driver fixes.
Linus Torvalds has continued his Sunday evening tradition of releasing new Linux kernel test builds: meet Linux 4.4-rc3.
For the past many years the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel PPA has generally been a reliable, quick, and easy manner of getting new mainline Linux kernel builds and to have the latest Git kernel fresh every morning. However, as of late, the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel PPA has been letting me down and I'm looking at setting up my own kernel build system for the community and also extend that to include some extra graphics patches, etc.
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