Linux 5.6

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Linux 5.6 Articles & Reviews

Linux 5.6 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks: None, Kyber, BFQ,...   Storage   07 Apr 2020
Linux 5.6 Is The Most Exciting Kernel In Years With So...   Operating Systems   09 Feb 2020

Linux 5.6 Linux News

Intel vs. AMD, Systemd-Homed, Kernel Advancements Top...   Phoronix   30 Jun 2020
Linux 5.8 Bringing Some Performance Boosts For AMD...   AMD   29 Jun 2020
Linux 5.9 Likely To See USB4 Support Improvements   Hardware   29 Jun 2020
WireGuard Support Merged Into Upstream OpenBSD   BSD   21 Jun 2020
Running Linux 5.8-rc1 Benchmarks On The Intel Core i9...   Linux Kernel   15 Jun 2020
Linux 5.7-ck1 Released With MuQSS 0.202 For Improved...   Linux Kernel   10 Jun 2020
Open-Source 3D/Compute Finally Materializing For...   Nouveau   09 Jun 2020
Reiser4/Reiser5 Updated For Linux 5.7 Kernel...   Linux Storage   08 Jun 2020
Reiser4 Updated For Linux 5.6 Kernel Support   Linux Kernel   31 May 2020
The New AMD Energy Driver Is Working Out Well On Linux...   AMD   27 May 2020
TUXEDO Computers Launches Their First AMD Linux Laptop   AMD   24 May 2020
AMD Renoir Temperature Monitoring To Come With Linux...   AMD   22 May 2020
OpenZFS 0.8.4 Released With Support Through Linux 5.6,...   Linux Storage   12 May 2020
WireGuard Ported To The OpenBSD Kernel - Looking For...   BSD   12 May 2020
Arch-Based EndeavourOS Sees New Release With Faster...   Operating Systems   10 May 2020
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2020
Linux 5.5 vs. 5.6 vs. 5.7 Kernel Benchmarks With The...   Linux Kernel   30 Apr 2020
Kolivas Takes Break From Designing COVID-19 Equipment...   Linux Kernel   28 Apr 2020
Manjaro 20.0 Released With Its Flagship Easy-To-Use,...   Operating Systems   26 Apr 2020
A Fix Is Out For The Intel Ice Lake Performance Drop...   Intel   24 Apr 2020
Dell XPS 7390 Intel Ice Lake Performance Hit Hard By A...   Linux Kernel   22 Apr 2020
There Is Now A WireGuard Benchmark For Testing Linux...   Linux Networking   20 Apr 2020
F2FS Added Zstd Compression With Linux 5.7 While Now...   Linux Storage   16 Apr 2020
NVIDIA 440.82 Linux Driver Brings DOOM Eternal...   NVIDIA   07 Apr 2020
Linux 5.6.2 Released With Fix For The IWLWIFI Intel...   Linux Kernel   02 Apr 2020
It's Looking Like Android Could Be Embracing WireGuard...   Google   31 Mar 2020
Linux 5.7's USB Changes Range From Apple Fast Charging...   Hardware   31 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6 Ships With Broken Intel WiFi Driver After...   Linux Networking   30 Mar 2020
WireGuard 1.0.0 Christened As A Modern Secure VPN...   Linux Networking   30 Mar 2020
GNU Linux-libre 5.6-gnu Released After Deblobbing AMD...   GNU   30 Mar 2020
IO_uring Sees More Improvements With Linux 5.7 For...   Linux Storage   30 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6 Kernel Released With WireGuard, USB4, New...   Linux Kernel   29 Mar 2020
AMD Sensor Fusion Hub Laptop Driver Unlikely To Land...   AMD   29 Mar 2020
The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel From...   Linux Kernel   28 Mar 2020
Some Of The Features To Look Forward To With Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   27 Mar 2020
F2FS File-System Adding Zstd Compression Support In...   Linux Storage   23 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6-rc7 Released - Looking Like A Calm Release   Linux Kernel   23 Mar 2020
Debian Testing Is Enabling WireGuard Within Their...   Debian   21 Mar 2020
AMD SEV-ES Guest Support Updated With More...   AMD   19 Mar 2020
IO_uring Is Maturing Well On Linux For Faster &...   Linux Storage   18 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6-rc6 Released With The Kernel Coming In At...   Linux Kernel   15 Mar 2020
AMD Sensor Fusion Hub Driver Isn't Yet Queued For...   AMD   15 Mar 2020
BlueZ 5.54 Linux Bluetooth Stack Released With...   Free Software   15 Mar 2020
AMDGPU Driver Sees More Fixes For Linux 5.7...   Radeon   13 Mar 2020
More AMD Family 19h (Zen 3) Code Trickling Into Linux...   AMD   12 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6-rc5 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   08 Mar 2020
Linux 5.1 To Linux 5.6 Benchmarks On The AMD Ryzen...   AMD   06 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   01 Mar 2020
Linux 5.6, Threadripper 3990X, $199 AMD Laptop Topped...   Phoronix   01 Mar 2020
NVIDIA 440.64 Driver Released With MX330/MX350...   NVIDIA   28 Feb 2020
Linux 4.4.215 / 4.9.215 / 4.14.172 / 5.5.7 Kernels...   Linux Kernel   27 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Tests On AMD EPYC 7742 vs. Intel Xeon 8280...   Hardware   27 Feb 2020
Intel Continues Bring-Up Of New Gateway SoC...   Intel   26 Feb 2020
Running The Linux 5.6 Kernel With AMD Radeon Graphics   Radeon   25 Feb 2020
Intel KVM Virtualization Hit By Vulnerability Over...   Intel   24 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6-rc3 Released As A "Fairly Normal"...   Linux Kernel   23 Feb 2020
C-SKY CPU Architecture For Linux 5.6 Picks Up Stack...   Hardware   23 Feb 2020
Linux 5.7 DRM Bringing New "TIDSS" Driver   Linux Kernel   21 Feb 2020
NVIDIA Posts Firmware Needed For Open-Source GeForce...   Nouveau   19 Feb 2020
Intel Sends Out Latest Patches For Mitigating Graphics...   Intel   18 Feb 2020
Phoronix Test Suite 9.4 M3 Released With More...   Phoronix Test Suite   18 Feb 2020
Linux 5.7 Picking Up Support For A High-End USB-C...   Hardware   18 Feb 2020
Intel ConnMan 1.38 Released With WireGuard Support   Linux Networking   18 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6-rc2 Released - Led By Documentation +...   Linux Kernel   16 Feb 2020
Linux 5.7 To See USB Fast Charge Support For Apple iOS...   Hardware   15 Feb 2020
Cavium OCTEON Driver Support For Linux Is Coming Back...   Hardware   13 Feb 2020
Benchmarking Linux 5.5 vs. Linux 5.6-rc1 On A Few...   Linux Kernel   12 Feb 2020
AMD Volleys Third Revision To Sensor Fusion Hub Linux...   AMD   12 Feb 2020
Open-Source Nouveau Extended To Support The GeForce 16...   Nouveau   12 Feb 2020
NVIDIA Format Modifiers Coming To Nouveau In Linux 5.7   Nouveau   10 Feb 2020
Six Features Not In The Mainline Linux 5.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Feb 2020
Address Space Isolation For The Linux Kernel Is Still...   Linux Security   10 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6-rc1 Released For What's Shaping To Be A...   Linux Kernel   09 Feb 2020
Western Digital Proposes Zonefs File-System For Linux...   Linux Storage   09 Feb 2020
VirtualBox Shared Folder Driver Seeks Inclusion In...   Linux Storage   09 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Can Boot The Original Amazon Echo, But It's...   Linux Kernel   09 Feb 2020
Linus Torvalds Just Made A Big Optimization To Help...   Linux Kernel   08 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Kernel Adding Support For 1st Gen Amazon...   Hardware   08 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 NFSD Adds Server-To-Server Copy Support   Linux Storage   07 Feb 2020
AMDGPU Linux Driver Preparing To Better Support Modern...   Radeon   07 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Flipping On GPU Reset Support For AMD Renoir...   Linux Kernel   07 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 NFS Client Adds New Option To Use Cache If...   Linux Storage   06 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 KVM Expands AMD APIC Virtualization Support...   AMD   06 Feb 2020
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Likely To Ship With Linux 5.4 As...   Ubuntu   06 Feb 2020
BFQ I/O Scheduler Gets Some Fixes For Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   06 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Continues Work On Intel VT-d Nested Mode...   Linux Kernel   05 Feb 2020
FS-VERITY Seeing Performance Enhancements With Linux...   Linux Storage   02 Feb 2020
Logitech Input Device Improvements Continue Coming...   Hardware   02 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Adds New CPU Cooling Mechanism With Generic...   Hardware   01 Feb 2020
Nouveau Still Pushing Forward In 2020 Thanks To Red...   Nouveau   01 Feb 2020
Linux 5.6 Media Updates Bring Improvements For...   Multimedia   01 Feb 2020
Intel Gateway SoC Enablement Continues With Linux 5.6...   Intel   01 Feb 2020
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics...   Phoronix   01 Feb 2020
/dev/random Is More Like /dev/urandom With Linux 5.6   Linux Kernel   01 Feb 2020
Ingenic X1000 SoC Being Supported By The Linux 5.6...   Hardware   01 Feb 2020
Intel MPX Support Is Dead With Linux 5.6   Intel   31 Jan 2020
GNU C Library 2.31 Nearing With Experimental C2X...   GNU   31 Jan 2020
Intel Should Now Have Gen7 Graphics Mitigated Without...   Intel   31 Jan 2020
KVM Virtualization Adds Protections For...   Virtualization   31 Jan 2020
F2FS Experimental Compression Is Ready For Extending...   Linux Storage   31 Jan 2020