LVFS 1.2 Released As The Project Serves Up 16 Million Firmware Downloads
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 9 June 2020 at 12:52 PM EDT. 1 Comment
The Linux Vendor Firmware Service (LVFS) for serving up firmware/BIOS files to Linux users has now served over 16 million downloads thanks to cooperation from over 80 vendors that have uploaded more than 4,000 firmware files.

Red Hat's Richard Hughes who continues leading the development of LVFS/Fwupd announced the 16 million milestone today alongside releasing LVFS 1.2.0.

LVFS 1.2 is simply the latest website version of the code so not particularly noteworthy to end users.

Those unfamiliar with LVFS / Fwupd can learn more at
Related News
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 20,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via

Popular News This Week