LVFS Serves Up 25 Million Firmware/BIOS Updates To Linux Users
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 3 March 2021 at 12:00 AM EST. 7 Comments
HARDWARE --
It was just this past September that LVFS served its 20 millionth firmware file to Linux users updating their system BIOS or device firmware using Fwupd while this week the Linux Vendor Firmware Service crossed the 25 million milestone!

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.

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.
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