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Linux 4.18 Articles & Reviews

Trying Out AMDGPU DRM-Next Ahead Of Linux 4.20~5.0   Display Drivers   2018-10-02
Linux RAID Benchmarks With EXT4 + XFS Across Four Samsung NVMe SSDs   Storage   2018-08-24
Linux 4.18 AMDGPU Tests: Vega Taking A Hit   Display Drivers   2018-07-10
The Changes & New Features For Linux 4.18   Software   2018-06-16

Linux 4.18 Linux & Open-Source News

Fedora 37 Weighing Change To Improve Profiling/Debugging But With Possible Performance Cost   Fedora   2022-06-23
EXT4 Finally Picking Up Support For The Common Get/Set Label Ioctls   Linux Storage   2022-01-06
Restartable Sequences "RSEQ" Support Returning To GNU C Library   GNU   2021-12-10
Oracle Releases UEK R6U2 Kernel With New Slab Memory Controller   Oracle   2021-03-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Beta Released With New Features, Improvements   Red Hat   2021-03-31
RHEL 8.3 Released With TSX Disabled By Default To Avoid Mitigation Overhead   Red Hat   2020-10-29
It Needs A Restart: GLIBC Drops Support For Restartable Sequences   GNU   2020-07-17
Oracle Linux 8 Update 2 Released, Now Defaulting To UEK R6 Kernel For New Installs   Oracle   2020-05-07
Glibc's Usage Of Performance-Boosting "RSEQ" Is Still Coming Together   GNU   2020-03-25
Cascade Lake vs. Rome With MrBayes, dav1d 0.5, OSPray, SVT-VP9, OIDn + Other Benchmarks   Hardware   2019-10-18
RSEQ Support Might Finally Premiere In Glibc 2.31 For Using This Modern Linux Feature   GNU   2019-09-24
Linux 5.3 Kernel Yielding The Best Performance Yet For AMD EPYC "Rome" CPU Performance   AMD   2019-08-17
Building The Default x86_64 Linux Kernel In Just 16 Seconds   Linux Kernel   2019-08-14
Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Released - Switches To Using 19.04's Linux 5.0 HWE   Ubuntu   2019-08-08
AMD Dominated The Conversation Among Linux/Open-Source Fans In July   Phoronix   2019-08-01
Linux 5.2/5.3 Kernel Performance On The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X   AMD   2019-07-27
Oracle Linux 8.0 Released   Oracle   2019-07-18
Librem 5 Dev Kit Can At Least Run Quake II Now, Progress On Adopting Linux 5.2   Hardware   2019-06-19
The Librem 5 Smartphone Software Made More Progress In May But Still No Hardware Signs   Hardware   2019-05-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 Reaches General Availability   Red Hat   2019-05-07
Looking Ahead To Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 News During Red Hat Summit 2019 Week   Red Hat   2019-05-06
Oracle Linux 8 Beta Released - Based On RHEL 8   Red Hat   2019-05-01
Linux 5.1 Is Offering Up Some Performance Improvements, At Least For Cascade Lake   Linux Kernel   2019-04-03
Additional Xeon Platinum 8280 Cascade Lake Benchmarks - See How Your Linux System Runs   Intel   2019-04-02
Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Now Available With The New HWE Stack   Ubuntu   2019-02-14
Updated Radeon Software 18.50 Linux Driver Tacks On Radeon VII Support   Radeon   2019-02-07
Reiser4 Patch Released For Linux 4.20 Kernel Support Plus A Few Fixes   Linux Storage   2019-01-03
Reiser4 File-System Port To The Linux 4.20 Kernel   Linux Storage   2019-01-01
The Linux Kernel In 2018 Summed Up: Spectre/Meltdown, CoC, Speck Fears, New Features   Linux Kernel   2018-12-31
Debian Installer Buster Alpha 4 Released   Debian   2018-12-16
A Radeon RX 590 Workaround For Linux But With Abysmal Performance   Radeon   2018-11-29
Some Users Have Been Hitting EXT4 File-System Corruption On Linux 4.19   Linux Storage   2018-11-28
A Look At The AMDGPU+RADV Gaming Performance Boost With Linux 4.20   Radeon   2018-11-26
More Benchmarks Of The Performance Pullback In Linux 4.20   Linux Kernel   2018-11-16
Linux 4.20 Showing Some Performance Slowdowns   Linux Kernel   2018-11-15
Purism Still Working On Librem 5 Developer Kits, Delayed To December   Hardware   2018-11-09
Linux 4.19.1 Released While 4.20~5.0 Merge Window Ends Today   Linux Kernel   2018-11-04
Fedora 29 Officially Released With Arguably The Best Fedora Workstation Release Yet   Fedora   2018-10-30
The New Restartable Sequences System Call Is Living Up To Its Performance Claims   Linux Kernel   2018-10-27
System76 Pop!_OS Updated Against Ubuntu 18.10, Adds In Extra Changes   Operating Systems   2018-10-19
Ubuntu 18.10 Set For Release Today With Some Nice Improvements   Ubuntu   2018-10-18
Purism Shares The Latest Librem 5 Smartphone Progress - Dev Kits Going Out Soon   Hardware   2018-10-15
KaOS 2018.10 Released With KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop, Wayland 1.16   KDE   2018-10-14
You Can Help Ubuntu This Weekend Test The Near-Final Cosmic Cuttlefish   Ubuntu   2018-10-14
The Linux 4.18 Power Regression Affecting Some AMD Graphics Cards Should Be Reverted   Radeon   2018-10-08
Some AMD GPUs Affected By A Nasty Power Regression That Snuck Into Linux 4.18 Stable   Radeon   2018-10-04
Valve Updates SteamVR AMD Requirements, Recommends Using PPAs On Ubuntu   Valve   2018-10-04
NVIDIA Publishes Signed Volta Firmware Images For Enabling Open-Source Driver Support   NVIDIA   2018-10-01
Q3 Was Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts With Threadripper, Mesa, Steam Play & Kernel Drama   Phoronix   2018-09-28
Ubuntu 18.10 Beta Now Available For Testing The Cosmic Cuttlefish   Ubuntu   2018-09-27
Mesa 18.2.1 Going Into Ubuntu 18.10 For Fresh Open-Source GPU Drivers   Ubuntu   2018-09-27
Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Prepares For Its Beta Release   Ubuntu   2018-09-24
The Reiser4 File-System Is Now Available For The Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-09-23
Solus Releases Version "3.9999" With Newer Kernel, Desktop Updates   Operating Systems   2018-09-21
Linux 4.19 Is Looking Good So Far, At Least On Intel Xeons   Hardware   2018-09-10
ZFS On Linux 0.7.10 Released With Linux 4.18 Support, Debian DKMS   Linux Storage   2018-09-10
AMD Nearing Full OpenCL 2.0 Support With ROCm 2.0 Compute Stack   AMD   2018-09-10
Purism's Librem 5 Making Progress In GTK4 Toolkit Usage, Kernel Upbringing   Hardware   2018-09-06
Linux 4.18.6 Rolls Out With L1TF Foreshadow Fixes, Threadripper 2 Temperature Reporting   Linux Kernel   2018-09-05
The Controversial Speck Encryption Code Will Indeed Be Dropped From The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-09-04
Linux Will Finally Report Temperatures For Certain AMD Excavator CPUs   AMD   2018-09-03
Threadripper 2, Spectre, Steam Play / Proton & Linux 4.19 Made August Super Exciting   Phoronix   2018-08-31
Linux 4.18.6 Kernel To Properly Report AMD Threadripper 2 CPU Temperature   AMD   2018-08-29
Linux 4.18 Is Appearing To Cause Problems For Those Running Older CPUs   Hardware   2018-08-28
MuQSS Scheduler Updated For The Linux 4.18 Kernel, CK Patches Available   Linux Kernel   2018-08-27
Solus Deploys Flatpak 1.0, Prepares For X.Org Server 1.20, Better Intel GVT Support   Operating Systems   2018-08-25
Feature Development Is Over On Ubuntu 18.10   Ubuntu   2018-08-24
One Week Past Linux 4.18.0, The Linux 4.18.3 Kernel Is Already Out   Linux Kernel   2018-08-18
L1TF / Foreshadow Mitigations Land In Linux 4.18 / 4.17 / 4.14 / 4.9 / 4.4 Kernel Update   Linux Kernel   2018-08-16
Crypto Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 Kernel, Speck Is Still In The Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-15
64-bit ARM Changes For Linux 4.19 Has "A Bunch Of Good Stuff"   Arm   2018-08-15
Updated Vega 20 Open-Source Driver Patches Posted, Including PSP & PowerPlay Support   Radeon   2018-08-14
GNU Linux-libre 4.18-gnu Released As The Latest Deblobbed Kernel   GNU   2018-08-13
Linux 4.18 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2018-08-12
New ARM SoCs & Boards To Be Supported By The Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-12
Patches Revised For AMD Zen Based Hygon Dhyana Server CPUs   Hardware   2018-08-11
Linux 4.19 Certainly Is Going To Be A Big Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-10
Linux Kernel Expectations For AMD Threadripper 2   AMD   2018-08-09
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-07
Speck Crypto Code Called For Removal From The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-08-07
Google Decides Not To Use Speck For Disk Encryption, Instead Developing HPolyC   Linux Kernel   2018-08-06
Linux 4.18-rc8 Kernel Released, Final Pushed Back To Next Weekend   Linux Kernel   2018-08-05
Linus Torvalds Is Hoping WireGuard Will Be Merged Sooner Rather Than Later   Linux Networking   2018-08-03
100+ Benchmarks Of Various High-End Intel / AMD Desktop CPUs On Linux 4.18   Linux Kernel   2018-08-03
Linux 4.18 Kernel Likely Faces A Week Delay Due To Last Minute Issues   Linux Kernel   2018-08-01
Fresh GPU Benchmarks, Fedora Features & More Spectre Were Popular In July   Phoronix   2018-07-31
EROFS File-System Merged Ahead Of Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Storage   2018-07-30
Linux 4.18-rc7 Released: Linux 4.18 Should Be Out Next Week   Linux Kernel   2018-07-29
Linux 4.18 Lands Random Patch To Fix Slow Boot Times For Some Systemd-Based Boxes   Linux Kernel   2018-07-29
There Are A Ton Of New Features/Improvements Heading Towards Linux 4.19   Linux Kernel   2018-07-26
The DRM Changes Coming With The Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-07-25
GCC Patches Posted For Port To Chinese "C-SKY" CPU Architecture   GNU   2018-07-25
Linux 4.18-rc6 Kernel Released With Many Networking Fixes, Other Regressions Resolved   Linux Kernel   2018-07-22
NXP i.MX8 SoC Support Hasn't Yet Worked Its Way Into The Mainline Linux Kernel   Hardware   2018-07-22
Nouveau Changes Queue Ahead Of Linux 4.19   Nouveau   2018-07-19
AMDGPU Firmware Updated From 18.20, Vega M Blobs Added   Radeon   2018-07-17
Linux 4.18-rc5 Kernel Released: Regressions Continue To Be Tackled   Linux Kernel   2018-07-15
Radeon RX Vega Display Regression Fix Heading To Linux 4.18 Git   Radeon   2018-07-14
Raven Ridge Support Posted For AMDKFD Compute Driver   Radeon   2018-07-13
Vega 20 Support Added To RadeonSI Gallium3D Driver   Radeon   2018-07-12
Another Big Pull Of Intel DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.19   Intel   2018-07-11
Linux 4.18-rc4 Kernel Released: Boring Is Good   Linux Kernel   2018-07-08
Some Early Tests Of Linux 4.18 On AMD EPYC   Linux Kernel   2018-07-03
Linux 4.18-rc3 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2018-07-01
Windows Comparisons, Linux 4.18, Wine & Alternate CPUs Were Very Popular In June   Phoronix   2018-07-01
More Icelake Work Queued Along With Other Graphics Driver Enhancements For Linux 4.19   Intel   2018-06-26
Linux 4.18-rc2 Released With A Normal Week's Worth Of Changes   Linux Kernel   2018-06-24
Initial AMDGPU Driver Changes Submitted For Linux 4.19   Radeon   2018-06-21
Features That Didn't Make It For The Mainline Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-06-17
Linux 4.18-rc1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2018-06-16
AppArmor In Linux 4.18 Supports Audit Rule Filtering   Linux Kernel   2018-06-16
AMDGPU Performance Tests With New WattMan-Like Settings, Power Capping   Radeon   2018-06-16
RISC-V Changes Merged For Linux 4.18, Early Perf Subsystem Work   RISC-V   2018-06-16
Intel Posts Linux Graphics Driver Patches For Whiskey Lake, Amber Lake   Intel   2018-06-14
More Vega M Performance Numbers Surfacing, Linux State Looking Good   Intel   2018-06-14
Soon It Might Be Possible To Finally Have A Nice ARM-Powered Linux Laptop   Arm   2018-06-14
Linux 4.18 Addition Helps Dell + Thunderbolt Systems   Linux Kernel   2018-06-14
KVM Changes For Linux 4.18 Bring Many Microsoft Hyper-V Additions, x86 Bug Fixes   Virtualization   2018-06-13
Intel Skylake Xeon Systems Get HWP Iowait Boosting With P-State On Linux 4.18   Intel   2018-06-13
DM Writecache Target Merged For Linux 4.18, Helping Databases & More   Linux Kernel   2018-06-13
VFIO Adds Sample Mediated Device Display Drivers   Hardware   2018-06-13
More XFS Fixes Readied For Linux 4.18   Linux Storage   2018-06-13
MIPS Changes Pulled Into The Linux 4.18 Kernel, Not Any NanoMIPS Or Intel GRX500   Hardware   2018-06-12
Linux 4.17.1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2018-06-12
Intel Begins Queuing Graphics Driver Improvements For Linux 4.19   Linux Kernel   2018-06-12
Linux 4.18 Supports The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 & DT For NES Classic Edition, Steam Link   Hardware   2018-06-12
F2FS File-System Gets Discard Improvements, Nobarrier Fsync Mode For Linux 4.18   Linux Storage   2018-06-11
Linux 4.18 Gets AMD Patches For Speculative Store Bypass / Spectre V4   AMD   2018-06-10
Linux 4.18 Landing Restartable Sequences System Call, Yields Performance Benefits   Linux Kernel   2018-06-10
Linux 4.18 Drops The Lustre File-System   Linux Kernel   2018-06-09
A Look At The Features Merged So Far For The Linux 4.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-06-09
ARM64 Patches For Linux 4.18 Roll Out With Spectre V4 Mitigation   Arm   2018-06-08
HID Updates For Linux 4.18 Add The Valve Steam Controller Kernel Driver   Linux Kernel   2018-06-08
BPFILTER, Net Failover Driver & Other Network Changes For Linux 4.18   Linux Kernel   2018-06-07
Plenty Of Sound Changes To Be Heard With Linux 4.18   Hardware   2018-06-07
32-bit ARM Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre V1/V2 With Linux 4.18   Linux Security   2018-06-06
FUSE Gets User Namespace Support With Linux 4.18   Linux Kernel   2018-06-06
The Big DRM Updates For Linux 4.18: Intel Icelake, Vega M, Vega 20 & V3D   Linux Kernel   2018-06-06
Linux 4.18 Continues Prepping For The Year 2038   Linux Kernel   2018-06-06
XFS For Linux 4.18 Preps Online File-System Repair, Other Features   Linux Storage   2018-06-05
USB 3.2, USB Type-C & SoundWire Updates Head Into Linux 4.18   Linux Kernel   2018-06-05
EXT4/Fscrypt Changes For Linux 4.18: Speck File-System Encryption Being Added   Linux Storage   2018-06-05
Linux 4.18 Lands Chromebook Tablet Switch Driver   Hardware   2018-06-05
Btrfs Can Now Remove Directories Much Faster In Send Mode: From 33 Hours To 2 Minutes   Linux Storage   2018-06-04
Linux 4.18 Scheduler Updates Benefit Schedutil, NUMA, vCPUs   Linux Kernel   2018-06-04
Linux 4.18 Continues Onboarding Centaur x86 CPUs   Hardware   2018-06-04
Linux 4.18's Latest Improvements For Power Management, CPUFreq   Linux Kernel   2018-06-04
Linux 4.18 To Report CPU Temps Finally On Stoney & Bristol Ridge   AMD   2018-06-04
Linux 4.17 Kernel Released With Big Updates For AMDGPU, CPU Power-Savings   Linux Kernel   2018-06-03
Red Hat Developer Posts DisplayLink DRM/FB Driver Improvements   Hardware   2018-06-03