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Linux 5.8 Articles & Reviews

Intel Xeon vs. AMD EPYC Performance On The Linux 5.8 Kernel   Processors   2020-10-02
XFS / EXT4 / Btrfs / F2FS / NILFS2 Performance On Linux 5.8   Storage   2020-07-03
Linux 5.8 Kernel Features Include New Intel/AMD Capabilities, Security Improvements, Optimizations   Software   2020-06-14

Linux 5.8 Linux & Open-Source News

DragonFlyBSD Now Has Working Support For Intel Whiskey Lake Graphics   BSD   2021-12-28
Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 21.Q3 Released For Linux   Radeon   2021-09-15
Opt-In L1 Cache Flushing To Try For Linux 5.15 To Help With The Paranoid, Future CPU Vulnerabilities   Linux Security   2021-08-30
Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Released With Fixes, Newer Hardware Enablement Stack   Ubuntu   2021-08-26
Mesa 21.0, Linux 5.11 Prepared For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Updates   Ubuntu   2021-08-09
Linspire 10 Released - Claims Of "Most Meticulously Designed & Engineered FOSS Desktop"   Operating Systems   2021-02-10
L1d Cache Flushing On Context Switch Trying Again But More Conservative In 2021   Linux Security   2021-01-08
The Linux Kernel Made Terrific Strides In 2020   Linux Kernel   2021-01-01
Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular Phoronix Content Of 2020   Phoronix   2020-12-31
QEMU 5.2 Released For Improving The Linux Open-Source Virtualization Stack   Virtualization   2020-12-09
The 10 Most Interesting Features Of Linux 5.10   Linux Kernel   2020-12-08
A Look At Linux 5.10 + Mesa 21.0-dev On Intel "Tiger Lake" Xe Graphics   Intel   2020-12-07
EPYC Zen 3 CPU Support Coming To Linux's AMD_Energy Driver   AMD   2020-12-04
AMD Zen1/Zen2/Zen3 PowerCap RAPL Support Queued For Linux 5.11   AMD   2020-11-16
Tiger Lake H Thunderbolt Support Comes To Linux 5.10   Intel   2020-11-15
AMD, Kernel Advancements & Tiger Lake Captivated Linux Readers In October   Phoronix   2020-11-01
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 0.11 Adds Windows Guest Support   Virtualization   2020-10-30
Fedora 33 Released With Workstation Using Btrfs By Default   Fedora   2020-10-27
Linux 5.10 Is The Next LTS Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-10-26
Linux 5.10-rc1 Released With New Hardware Support, Security Additions   Linux Kernel   2020-10-25
Intel Core i7 1165G7 Tiger Lake vs. AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U Linux Performance   AMD   2020-10-24
Ubuntu 20.10 Released With GNOME 3.38, Active Directory Installer Integration   Ubuntu   2020-10-22
OpenZFS 2.0-RC4 Released With More Fixes, Linux 5.9 Support   Linux Storage   2020-10-19
NVIDIA Doesn't Expect To Have Linux 5.9 Driver Support For Another Month   NVIDIA   2020-10-17
PowerPC 601 Support Retired In Linux 5.10 While Continuing To Bring Up POWER10   Hardware   2020-10-17
ZFSOnLinux 0.8.5 Released With Support For Newer Kernels, Bug Fixes   Linux Storage   2020-10-06
Ubuntu 20.10 Beta Released For Testing   Ubuntu   2020-10-01
Intel mOS, Torvalds Commentary, Intel Gen12 Graphics, Zen 2 "XT" CPUs Topped Q3   Phoronix   2020-09-29
Fedora 33 Beta Released With Big Changes From LTO To Btrfs   Fedora   2020-09-29
Fedora 33 Beta To Be Released Next Week   Fedora   2020-09-25
Arch Linux Based EndeavourOS Begins Providing ARM Builds   Arch Linux   2020-09-23
Linux 5.9-rc6 Released With Soft Scrollback Removed, Performance Regression Fixed   Linux Kernel   2020-09-20
Optional L1d Flushing On Context Switching Looks Like It Will Try Again For Linux 5.10   Intel   2020-09-16
Habana Labs' Gaudi NIC Support Being Worked On For Linux Kernel   Intel   2020-09-13
Ubuntu 20.10 Adding Active Directory Support To The Installer   Ubuntu   2020-09-07
VirtualBox 6.1.14 Adds Linux 5.8 Kernel Support   Oracle   2020-09-04
Linux From Scratch 10.0 Released For Rolling Your Own Linux Installation From Source   Operating Systems   2020-09-01
Real-Time / PREEMPT_RT Support Should Finally Be Mainlined Soon In The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-08-26
OpenZFS 2.0-RC1 Released With Unified Linux/BSD Support, Zstd Compression & Much More   Linux Storage   2020-08-25
Linux 5.9-rc2 Released With EXT4 Updates, More POWER10 Bits   Linux Kernel   2020-08-23
MuQSS/CK's Con Kolivas Becoming Concerned Over The Increasing Size Of The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-08-20
Reiser4/Reiser5 Updated For Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   2020-08-18
openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Shipping Linux 5.8   SUSE   2020-08-14
FUSE Read/Write Passthrough Updated For Much Better File-System Performance   Linux Storage   2020-08-13
POWER10 Virtualization, Intel SERIALIZE Come For KVM On Linux 5.9   Virtualization   2020-08-12
Linux 5.9 Brings More IBM POWER10 Support, New/Faster SCV System Call ABI   Hardware   2020-08-09
Char/Misc Is Still Quite Busy With Linux 5.9 Still Lacking An "Accelerator" Subsystem   Linux Kernel   2020-08-08
Intel Workaround For Graphics Driver Regression: "The Platform Problem Going Crazy"   Intel   2020-08-05
GNU Linux-libre 5.8 Required A Lot Of Deblobbing   Linux Kernel   2020-08-03
IO_uring Has Many Improvements Set To Go Into Linux 5.9   Linux Storage   2020-08-03
Linux 5.8 Released With AMD Energy Driver, F2FS LZO-RLE, IBM POWER10 Booting   Linux Kernel   2020-08-02
Changes Expected For The Linux 5.9 Kernel From Intel DG1 To AMD Navi 2 To New CPU Capabilities   Linux Kernel   2020-08-02
Rust Maybe Coming To The Linux Kernel, Other Open-Source Milestones For July   Phoronix   2020-08-02
Eight Great Features Of Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   2020-07-31
MSM Open-Source Driver Continues On Qualcomm Adreno 640/650 Series Bring-Up   Hardware   2020-07-30
Linux Quietly Makes It Harder To Guess Network RNG's Internal State   Linux Networking   2020-07-29
Google Sends Patches For AMD Zen / Zen 2 RAPL PowerCap Support   AMD   2020-07-29
L1d Flushing Patches Revived After It Was Rejected From Linux 5.8 As "Beyond Stupid"   Linux Kernel   2020-07-29
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Intel + Radeon Linux-Ported Graphics Driver Code   BSD   2020-07-27
Linux 5.8-rc7 Released - Coming In Slightly Larger Than Normal   Linux Kernel   2020-07-26
GNOME-Usage Program Still Striving To Report Per-Program Power Analytics   GNOME   2020-07-25
Intel "Input Output Manager" Linux Driver Coming For Tiger Lake   Intel   2020-07-25
Linux 5.8-rc6 Kernel Released - "Things Continue To Look Very Normal"   Linux Kernel   2020-07-19
I've Been Running The AMD Ryzen 7 4700U + Ubuntu 20.04 As My Main System   AMD   2020-07-17
Linux 5.8-rc5 Released As A Big Kernel For This Late In The Cycle   Linux Kernel   2020-07-12
Linux 5.8 Formally Adds The Inclusive Terminology Guidelines   Linux Kernel   2020-07-11
Linux Kernel Raising Compiler Build Requirement To GCC 4.9   Linux Kernel   2020-07-08
Linux 5.8-rc4 Released Following A Calm Week   Linux Kernel   2020-07-05
Intel Rocket Lake Graphics Support Ready For Liftoff With Linux 5.9   Intel   2020-07-02
Intel Graphics Driver Fixes Include Assembly Sources To Satisfy GNU Linux-Libre Folks   Intel   2020-07-01
Raspberry Pi Vulkan, WSL2, Renoir, Linux 5.8 + PHP8 Was Exciting For June   Phoronix   2020-07-01
Intel vs. AMD, Systemd-Homed, Kernel Advancements Top H1'2020 For Linux   Phoronix   2020-06-30
Linux 5.8 Bringing Some Performance Boosts For AMD Renoir Graphics   AMD   2020-06-29
Linux 5.8-rc3 Released - Fairly Big But Not Particularly Scary   Linux Kernel   2020-06-28
FGKASLR Revised For Better Linux Security Via Enhanced Address Space Randomization   Linux Kernel   2020-06-23
Intel DG1 Graphics Card Support Lands In Mesa 20.2 For OpenGL / Vulkan   Intel   2020-06-23
Linux 5.8-rc2 Released For This Big Summer 2020 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-06-21
The First Batch Of DRM-Misc-Next Changes For Linux 5.9 Sent In   X.Org   2020-06-20
Intel Volleys Latest Patches For Lighting Up Their DG1 Graphics Card On Linux   Intel   2020-06-18
Eight Features Not In Linux 5.8 From The DirectX Kernel Driver To FSGSBASE & DAMON   Linux Kernel   2020-06-16
Linux Lands And Then Reverts Usage Of Flexible Array Members   Linux Kernel   2020-06-16
Running Linux 5.8-rc1 Benchmarks On The Intel Core i9 10900K + Radeon RX 5700 XT   Linux Kernel   2020-06-15
Linux Patches Provide Corsair Commander Pro Support For Thermal / Fan / RGB Controller   Hardware   2020-06-15
Linux 5.8-rc1 Arrives As One Of The Biggest Releases Of All Time   Linux Kernel   2020-06-14
EXT4 Per-Inode DAX Support Sent In As A Last Minute Linux 5.8 Addition   Linux Storage   2020-06-14
Linux 5.8 Lands A General Notification Queue   Linux Kernel   2020-06-13
AMD MCE Improvements, Renoir Temperature + EDAC Support Sent In For Linux 5. 8   AMD   2020-06-13
Loongson 3 CPUs Beginning To Work With Linux KVM Virtualization   Virtualization   2020-06-13
Linux 5.8 To Allow For Faster Xen 9pfs Performance   Linux Storage   2020-06-13
Futex2 Proposed In Latest Effort For Linux Kernel Optimization That Can Benefit Gamers   Valve   2020-06-12
Linux 5.8 Lands The Kernel Concurrency Sanitizer To Spot Race Conditions   Linux Kernel   2020-06-12
AMD Prepping PCID/INVPCID Support For KVM Guests On Zen 3 EPYC   AMD   2020-06-12
x86/urgent Updates Sent In To Linux 5.8 With The Speculation Mitigation Fixes   Linux Kernel   2020-06-12
Linux 5.8 Supports Nested AMD Live Migration With KVM   Virtualization   2020-06-11
Linux 5.8 To Support Emulating MLC NAND Flash Memory As SLC   Linux Storage   2020-06-10
Linux 5.8 Brings Boost Support To CPPC CPUFreq Driver   Hardware   2020-06-10
F2FS Improvements Sent In For Linux 5.8 With LZO-RLE, New Compression Knobs   Linux Storage   2020-06-10
Samsung Sends In Improvements To The exFAT File-System Driver For Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   2020-06-09
Char/Misc Additions For Linux 5.8 Headlined By Intel / Habana Labs Gaudi Support   Hardware   2020-06-09
Ubuntu Is Working On Much Faster Hibernation/Resume Support   Linux Kernel   2020-06-08
Staging/IIO Changes For Linux 5.8 Are The Most Boring We Have Seen In A While   Linux Kernel   2020-06-08
USB Improvements Land In Linux 5.8 With Intel Additions, Non-x86 Thunderbolt   Linux Kernel   2020-06-08
Linux 5.8 Will Light Up The Adreno 405 / 640 / 650 GPUs On Open-Source   Hardware   2020-06-08
Linux 5.8 Adding NTB Support For Upcoming Ice Lake Xeon CPUs   Intel   2020-06-08
Linux 5.8 Brings Modernization Work To Procfs   Linux Kernel   2020-06-07
Linux 5.7.1 Releases As A Benign First Point Release   Linux Kernel   2020-06-07
RISC-V For Linux 5.8 Finishes Bringing Up The Kendryte K210, Adds KGDB Support   RISC-V   2020-06-07
New Arm SoCs Supported By Linux 5.8, Restructuring To Fit Android Kernel Improvements   Arm   2020-06-07
PCI Changes For Linux 5.8 Bring Power Savings, AMD Workarounds/Whitelisting   Hardware   2020-06-06
SMB3 Updates For Linux 5.8 Offer Better Performance For Large I/O   Linux Storage   2020-06-06
Linux 5.8 Has The Bits Needed To Begin Booting POWER10 Processors   Linux Kernel   2020-06-05
EXT4 Gets A Nice Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   2020-06-05
Linux 5.8 Sound Changes Bring New AMD Renoir ACP Driver, Intel Elkhart Lake Support   Hardware   2020-06-05
Linux 5.8 Networking Changes Include Introducing Cable Testing Infrastructure   Linux Networking   2020-06-04
Intel Atom Camera Driver Resurrected In Linux 5.8 - Benefits A Lot Of Devices   Multimedia   2020-06-04
Linux 5.8 To Allow Swapping Fn / Ctrl Keys On Apple Keyboards   Hardware   2020-06-04
Phoronix Test Suite 9.8 Milestone 1 Readies Another Round Of Benchmarking Features   Phoronix Test Suite   2020-06-04
More Scheduler Optimizations Land In Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   2020-06-04
AMD Zen/Zen2 RAPL Support Merged In Linux 5.8   AMD   2020-06-03
Linux 5.8 Supporting Intel TPAUSE Power-Optimized Delays, TSC Fix When Overclocking   Intel   2020-06-03
Improved DAX Support Lands In Linux 5.8 - Initially Benefiting XFS + EXT4   Linux Storage   2020-06-03
Jitter RNG Improvements, Arm CryptoCell CCTRNG Driver, AMD PSP SEV-ES For Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   2020-06-03
Linux 5.8 Tightens ARM 64-Bit Security With BTI, Shadow Call Stack Support   Arm   2020-06-03
SELinux Sees Nice Optimizations With Linux 5.8   Linux Security   2020-06-02
Linux 5.8 Sees Many Power Management Updates, Including Another Intel P-State Change   Linux Kernel   2020-06-02
A Number Of Intel/AMD x86 Updates Hit Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   2020-06-02
Linux 5.8 Graphics Updates Sent In With AMDGPU TMZ Support, P2P Buffers   Linux Kernel   2020-06-02
Kernel Advancements, Microsoft Linux News Kept Open-Source Fans Entertained In May   Phoronix   2020-06-02
Btrfs Sees A Number Of Improvements With Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   2020-06-02
Torvalds Blasts "Beyond Stupid" Flushing L1d On Context Switches - Reverts Code For Now   Linux Kernel   2020-06-01
Linux 5.8 Adds initrdmem= Option For Cases Such As Replacing Intel ME Space With Initrd   Linux Kernel   2020-06-01
Want A More Secure Computer At The Cost Of Performance? Linux 5.8 Landing L1d Flushing   Linux Security   2020-06-01
AMD SPI Driver Sent In For Linux 5.8   AMD   2020-06-01
Linux 5.8 Flipping On ERASE/Discard/TRIM For All MMC Hosts   Linux Storage   2020-06-01
Linux's Pstore Picking Up A Block Device Backend For Storing Oops & Panic Messages   Linux Kernel   2020-06-01
AMD Energy Driver Sent In For Linux 5.8 Along With Driver For Industrial/Military SBCs   Hardware   2020-06-01
Linux 5.7 Kernel Released With New Apple Driver, Official Intel Gen12 Graphics   Linux Kernel   2020-05-31
Improved EXT4 + XFS DAX Implementation Appears Ready To Go For Linux 5.8   Linux Storage   2020-05-29
Performance-Helping FSGSBASE Patches Spun For Linux A 13th Time   Linux Kernel   2020-05-29
The Top Linux 5.7 Features From Apple Fast Charge To Official Tiger Lake Graphics   Linux Kernel   2020-05-29
Linux's Hardware Monitoring "HWMON" Picking Up Notification Support   Hardware   2020-05-29
Mainline Linux Kernel Starts Seeing A NVIDIA Tegra X1 Video Input Driver   NVIDIA   2020-05-28
BCM2711 / Raspberry Pi 4 Support Still Being Worked On For Open-Source Display Driver   Raspberry Pi   2020-05-28
AMD Lines Up Another Batch Of Radeon Graphics Fixes For Linux 5.8   Radeon   2020-05-27
The New AMD Energy Driver Is Working Out Well On Linux For Per-Socket/Core Reporting   AMD   2020-05-27
Linux Getting Fixed Up For Handling Pointing Sticks On Some Touchpads   Hardware   2020-05-27
Linux 5.8 Feature Queue Has Multiple Performance Optimizations, Intel Rocket Lake, Other Hardware   Linux Kernel   2020-05-26
Qualcomm Adreno 650 + 640 GPUs To Be Supported By Mainline Linux 5.8 Kernel   Hardware   2020-05-25
Linux 5.8 Picking Up A Quirk For Being Able To Reboot The 2009 MacBook Without Hangs   Hardware   2020-05-25
AMD Energy Driver Queued Ahead Of Linux 5.8 For Core/Package Power Sensors   AMD   2020-05-25