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LVFS Serves Up 25 Million Firmware/BIOS Updates To Linux Users
LVFS/Fwupd lead developer Richard Hughes of Red Hat relayed the news that LVFS has now served more than 25 million firmware files to Linux users. Considering just a few years ago it was difficult updating your system BIOS under Linux and most hardware vendors wouldn't even consider offering firmware updates for Linux, this is an incredible accomplishment.
Yesterday the LVFS hit another nice number -- it's now shipped over 25 million firmware updates to end users.— Richard Hughes (@hughsient) March 2, 2021
As tradition dictates, I'm getting more coffee mugs printed for some new important contributors, so what do we think about this: pic.twitter.com/vfs1pLQ2Y5
Fwupd and the Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) are backed by the likes of Logitech, HP, Lenovo, Dell, and many other vendors in varying degrees for enabling firmware updating under Linux.