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Linux 5.6 Articles & Reviews

Linux 5.6 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks: None, Kyber, BFQ, MQ-Deadline   Storage   2020-04-07
Linux 5.6 Is The Most Exciting Kernel In Years With So Many New Features   Operating Systems   2020-02-09

Linux 5.6 Linux & Open-Source News

NetBSD 10 Beta Brings Much Improved Performance, Long Overdue Hardware Support   BSD   2022-12-20
Samba 4.17 Released With Some Performance Enhancements   Free Software   2022-09-13
ZoneFS File-System To See Some Improvements With Linux 5.19   Linux Storage   2022-04-18
Glibc 2.35 Removes The Long-Deprecated Intel MPX Support   GNU   2021-10-12
Linux 5.14 Continues Work On USB4 Support Bring-Up   Linux Kernel   2021-07-06
Realtek RTL8156 2.5G Chips + RTL8153 To Be Supported By Linux 5.13   Linux Networking   2021-04-17
The Linux Kernel Made Terrific Strides In 2020   Linux Kernel   2021-01-01
Some Linux/Open-Source Letdowns Last For Years   Free Software   2021-01-01
Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular Phoronix Content Of 2020   Phoronix   2020-12-31
The Most Popular NVIDIA Linux News + Milestones Of 2020   NVIDIA   2020-12-30
New Intel Linux Features, Timely Hardware Support & More From Intel In 2020   Intel   2020-12-30
Ubuntu Had A Stellar 2020 From Ubuntu 20.04 LTS To Continued WSL, Cloud Popularity   Ubuntu   2020-12-29
Linux 5.10 Continues Maturing The USB4 Support   Intel   2020-10-18
Android 12 Appears To Support Using WireGuard   Google   2020-10-13
ZFSOnLinux 0.8.5 Released With Support For Newer Kernels, Bug Fixes   Linux Storage   2020-10-06
OpenZFS 2.0-RC3 Released With Bug Fixes, Intel QAT Support For Newer Kernels   Linux Storage   2020-10-01
Linux 5.10 Adding Support For AMD Zen 3 CPU Temperature Monitoring   AMD   2020-09-20
Oracle Releases Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel "R5U4"   Oracle   2020-09-03
Red Hat Bringing Multipath TCP To RHEL 8.3 As A Tech Preview   Red Hat   2020-08-19
USB Cleans Up Its Terminology, Continued USB4 Work For Linux 5.9   Hardware   2020-08-06
Linux 5.9 To Allow Defaulting To FQ-PIE Queuing Discipline For Fighting Bufferbloat   Linux Networking   2020-07-14
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 5.9 Likely To See USB4 Support Improvements   Hardware   2020-06-29
WireGuard Support Merged Into Upstream OpenBSD   BSD   2020-06-21
Running Linux 5.8-rc1 Benchmarks On The Intel Core i9 10900K + Radeon RX 5700 XT   Linux Kernel   2020-06-15
Linux 5.7-ck1 Released With MuQSS 0.202 For Improved System Responsiveness   Linux Kernel   2020-06-10
Open-Source 3D/Compute Finally Materializing For NVIDIA Volta / Turing GPUs   Nouveau   2020-06-09
Reiser4/Reiser5 Updated For Linux 5.7 Kernel Compatibility   Linux Storage   2020-06-08
Reiser4 Updated For Linux 5.6 Kernel Support   Linux Kernel   2020-05-31
The New AMD Energy Driver Is Working Out Well On Linux For Per-Socket/Core Reporting   AMD   2020-05-27
TUXEDO Computers Launches Their First AMD Linux Laptop   AMD   2020-05-24
AMD Renoir Temperature Monitoring To Come With Linux 5.8   AMD   2020-05-22
OpenZFS 0.8.4 Released With Support Through Linux 5.6, Bug Fixes   Linux Storage   2020-05-12
WireGuard Ported To The OpenBSD Kernel - Looking For Upstream Inclusion   BSD   2020-05-12
Arch-Based EndeavourOS Sees New Release With Faster Installation, i3 Improvements   Arch Linux   2020-05-10
Linux Gaming, Qt Drama, New Hardware Kept Open-Source Enthusiasts Entertained This Month   Phoronix   2020-04-30
Linux 5.5 vs. 5.6 vs. 5.7 Kernel Benchmarks With The Intel Core i9 10980XE   Linux Kernel   2020-04-30
Kolivas Takes Break From Designing COVID-19 Equipment To Release Linux 5.6-ck1 + MuQSS   Linux Kernel   2020-04-28
Manjaro 20.0 Released With Its Flagship Easy-To-Use, Arch-Based Xfce Desktop Distro   Arch Linux   2020-04-26
A Fix Is Out For The Intel Ice Lake Performance Drop On Linux With The Dell XPS 7390   Intel   2020-04-24
Dell XPS 7390 Intel Ice Lake Performance Hit Hard By A Linux Kernel Regression   Linux Kernel   2020-04-22
There Is Now A WireGuard Benchmark For Testing Linux Networking Performance   Linux Networking   2020-04-20
F2FS Added Zstd Compression With Linux 5.7 While Now is Working On LZO-RLE   Linux Storage   2020-04-16
NVIDIA 440.82 Linux Driver Brings DOOM Eternal Performance Fix, Linux 5.6 Compatibility   NVIDIA   2020-04-07
Linux 5.6.2 Released With Fix For The IWLWIFI Intel WiFi Driver   Linux Kernel   2020-04-02
It's Looking Like Android Could Be Embracing WireGuard - "A Sane VPN"   Google   2020-03-31
Linux 5.7's USB Changes Range From Apple Fast Charging To Reporting USB-C Orientation   Apple   2020-03-31
Linux 5.6 Ships With Broken Intel WiFi Driver After Network Security Fixes Go Awry   Linux Networking   2020-03-30
WireGuard 1.0.0 Christened As A Modern Secure VPN Alternative To OpenVPN/IPsec   Linux Networking   2020-03-30
GNU Linux-libre 5.6-gnu Released After Deblobbing AMD Trusted Execution, Ath11k WiFi   GNU   2020-03-30
IO_uring Sees More Improvements With Linux 5.7 For This Exciting I/O Tech   Linux Storage   2020-03-30
Linux 5.6 Kernel Released With WireGuard, USB4, New AMD + Intel Hardware Support   Linux Kernel   2020-03-29
AMD Sensor Fusion Hub Laptop Driver Unlikely To Land For Linux 5.7   AMD   2020-03-29
The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel From WireGuard To Y2038 Compatibility To USB4   Linux Kernel   2020-03-28
Some Of The Features To Look Forward To With Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-03-27
F2FS File-System Adding Zstd Compression Support In Linux 5.7   Linux Storage   2020-03-23
Linux 5.6-rc7 Released - Looking Like A Calm Release   Linux Kernel   2020-03-23
Debian Testing Is Enabling WireGuard Within Their Linux Kernel Build   Debian   2020-03-21
AMD SEV-ES Guest Support Updated With More Improvements, Rebased   AMD   2020-03-19
IO_uring Is Maturing Well On Linux For Faster & More Flexible I/O - Benchmarks On Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-03-18
Linux 5.6-rc6 Released With The Kernel Coming In At Just The Right Size   Linux Kernel   2020-03-15
AMD Sensor Fusion Hub Driver Isn't Yet Queued For Linux 5.7   AMD   2020-03-15
BlueZ 5.54 Linux Bluetooth Stack Released With Just-Works Repairing Policy, EATT Support   Free Software   2020-03-15
AMDGPU Driver Sees More Fixes For Linux 5.7 Development   Radeon   2020-03-13
More AMD Family 19h (Zen 3) Code Trickling Into Linux 5.7   AMD   2020-03-12
Linux 5.6-rc5 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2020-03-08
Linux 5.1 To Linux 5.6 Benchmarks On The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X   AMD   2020-03-06
Linux 5.6-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2020-03-01
Linux 5.6, Threadripper 3990X, $199 AMD Laptop Topped Reader Interest In February   Phoronix   2020-03-01
NVIDIA 440.64 Driver Released With MX330/MX350 Support, Linux 5.6 Compatibility   NVIDIA   2020-02-28
Linux 4.4.215 / 4.9.215 / 4.14.172 / 5.5.7 Kernels Bringing Intel KVM Security Fix   Linux Kernel   2020-02-27
Linux 5.6 Tests On AMD EPYC 7742 vs. Intel Xeon 8280 2P With 100+ Benchmarks   Hardware   2020-02-27
Intel Continues Bring-Up Of New Gateway SoC Architecture On Linux, ComboPHY Driver   Intel   2020-02-26
Running The Linux 5.6 Kernel With AMD Radeon Graphics   Radeon   2020-02-25
Intel KVM Virtualization Hit By Vulnerability Over Unfinished Code   Intel   2020-02-24
Linux 5.6-rc3 Released As A "Fairly Normal" Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-02-23
C-SKY CPU Architecture For Linux 5.6 Picks Up Stack Protector, PCI Support   Hardware   2020-02-23
Linux 5.7 DRM Bringing New "TIDSS" Driver   Linux Kernel   2020-02-21
NVIDIA Posts Firmware Needed For Open-Source GeForce 16 Series Acceleration   Nouveau   2020-02-19
Intel Sends Out Latest Patches For Mitigating Graphics Flaw On Ivybridge/Haswell   Intel   2020-02-18
Phoronix Test Suite 9.4 M3 Released With More Improvements For Benchmark Result Analysis   Phoronix Test Suite   2020-02-18
Linux 5.7 Picking Up Support For A High-End USB-C Audio Interface   Hardware   2020-02-18
Intel ConnMan 1.38 Released With WireGuard Support   Linux Networking   2020-02-18
Linux 5.6-rc2 Released - Led By Documentation + Tooling Updates   Linux Kernel   2020-02-16
Linux 5.7 To See USB Fast Charge Support For Apple iOS Devices   Apple   2020-02-15
Cavium OCTEON Driver Support For Linux Is Coming Back From The Dead   Hardware   2020-02-13
Benchmarking Linux 5.5 vs. Linux 5.6-rc1 On A Few Systems So Far   Linux Kernel   2020-02-12
AMD Volleys Third Revision To Sensor Fusion Hub Linux Driver   AMD   2020-02-12
Open-Source Nouveau Extended To Support The GeForce 16 Series With Hardware Acceleration   Nouveau   2020-02-12
NVIDIA Format Modifiers Coming To Nouveau In Linux 5.7   Nouveau   2020-02-10
Six Features Not In The Mainline Linux 5.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-02-10
Address Space Isolation For The Linux Kernel Is Still A Big Challenge In 2020   Linux Security   2020-02-10
Linux 5.6-rc1 Released For What's Shaping To Be A Superb Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-02-09
Western Digital Proposes Zonefs File-System For Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-02-09
VirtualBox Shared Folder Driver Seeks Inclusion In Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-02-09
Linux 5.6 Can Boot The Original Amazon Echo, But It's Not Really Practical   Linux Kernel   2020-02-09
Linus Torvalds Just Made A Big Optimization To Help Code Compilation Times On Big CPUs   Linux Kernel   2020-02-08
Linux 5.6 Kernel Adding Support For 1st Gen Amazon Echo, Many Other Arm Additions   Hardware   2020-02-08
Linux 5.6 NFSD Adds Server-To-Server Copy Support   Linux Storage   2020-02-07
AMDGPU Linux Driver Preparing To Better Support Modern HDR/OLED Displays   Radeon   2020-02-07
Linux 5.6 Flipping On GPU Reset Support For AMD Renoir + Radeon Navi   Linux Kernel   2020-02-07
Linux 5.6 NFS Client Adds New Option To Use Cache If NFS Server Connection Lost   Linux Storage   2020-02-06
Linux 5.6 KVM Expands AMD APIC Virtualization Support With Dynamic APICv   AMD   2020-02-06
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Likely To Ship With Linux 5.4 As Opposed To 5.5   Ubuntu   2020-02-06
BFQ I/O Scheduler Gets Some Fixes For Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-02-06
Linux 5.6 Continues Work On Intel VT-d Nested Mode Support   Linux Kernel   2020-02-05
FS-VERITY Seeing Performance Enhancements With Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-02-02
Logitech Input Device Improvements Continue Coming With Linux 5.6   Hardware   2020-02-02
Linux 5.6 Adds New CPU Cooling Mechanism With Generic Idle Cooling Driver   Hardware   2020-02-01
Nouveau Still Pushing Forward In 2020 Thanks To Red Hat But Community Developers Leaving   Nouveau   2020-02-01
Linux 5.6 Media Updates Bring Improvements For Rockchip Users   Multimedia   2020-02-01
Intel Gateway SoC Enablement Continues With Linux 5.6 Plus Other PCI/PCIe Changes   Intel   2020-02-01
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics Of January   Phoronix   2020-02-01
/dev/random Is More Like /dev/urandom With Linux 5.6   Linux Kernel   2020-02-01
Ingenic X1000 SoC Being Supported By The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Hardware   2020-02-01
Intel MPX Support Is Dead With Linux 5.6   Intel   2020-01-31
GNU C Library 2.31 Nearing With Experimental C2X Support, Time Changes   GNU   2020-01-31
Intel Should Now Have Gen7 Graphics Mitigated Without The Hefty Performance Hit   Intel   2020-01-31
KVM Virtualization Adds Protections For Spectre-V1/L1TF Combination Attack   Virtualization   2020-01-31
F2FS Experimental Compression Is Ready For Extending Flash Storage Life   Linux Storage   2020-01-31
Char/Misc Updates For Linux 5.6 Bring New Qualcomm Drivers, Intel Code Updates   Linux Kernel   2020-01-31
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Adds WireGuard Support   Ubuntu   2020-01-30
EXT4 Gets Performance Work While XFS Gets 32-Bit Fixes For Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-01-30
pidfd_getfd Lands In Linux 5.6 With Use-Cases From LXD To Web Browsers   Linux Kernel   2020-01-30
Linux 5.6 Graphics Changes Bring Open-Source NVIDIA Turing, AMD Pollock Enablement   Linux Kernel   2020-01-30
AMD Sensor Fusion Hub Driver Revved But Not On Tap For Linux 5.6   AMD   2020-01-30
Staging Changes Lighten The Linux 5.6 Kernel By More Than Thirty Thousand Lines   Linux Kernel   2020-01-30
USB4 Support Lands In The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Hardware   2020-01-29
Linux 5.6 Is The First Kernel For 32-Bit Systems Ready To Run Past Year 2038   Linux Kernel   2020-01-29
Linux 5.5 Performance Overall Is Comparable To Older Kernels For Most Workloads   Linux Kernel   2020-01-29
Linux 5.6 Kernel Adds New System Call For "openat2" - More Extensible openat()   Linux Kernel   2020-01-29
The Linux 5.6 x86 Platform Driver Changes Are Busy From Quirky Laptops To New Hardware Support   Linux Kernel   2020-01-29
Clang 10 + Linux 5.6 Will Be Able To Build A Working s390 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-01-29
It's Finally Time: The Time Namespace Support Has Been Added To The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2020-01-29
WireGuard + Multi-Path TCP Were Merged Tonight Into Linux 5.6   Linux Networking   2020-01-29
The Big Set Of x86 Changes Hit The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Hardware   2020-01-28
Many Linux 5.6 Sound Driver Updates Especially On The Intel / Sound Open Firmware Front   Hardware   2020-01-28
Linux 5.6 Crypto Code Brings The New AMD TEE Driver   Linux Security   2020-01-28
EFI Code Gets More Cleaning With Linux 5.6   Linux Kernel   2020-01-28
Power Management + ACPI Updates Submitted For The Linux 5.6 Kernel   Hardware   2020-01-28
Btrfs Ready For Linux 5.6 With Async Discard For Better Efficiency + Performance   Linux Storage   2020-01-27
The Initial AMD Family 19h Support Sent In For Linux 5.6 EDAC Driver   AMD   2020-01-27
Habana Labs Aims To Upstream Gaudi AI Accelerator Code For Linux 5.7~5.8   Intel   2020-01-27
Linux 5.6 "HWMON" Changes Sent In With Big AMD Improvements   Linux Kernel   2020-01-27
Linux 5.5 Released With Many Hardware Support Improvements   Linux Kernel   2020-01-26
Linux 5.6 Is Looking Like It Will Be Spectacular With A Long List Of Features   Linux Kernel   2020-01-26
Intel SST Core-Power Support Ready For Linux 5.6   Intel   2020-01-25
Linux 5.5 Ready To Shine With Navi Overclocking, Raspberry Pi 4 Support, Wake-On-Voice   Linux Kernel   2020-01-24
Arm Has Many Changes On Tap For Linux 5.6 From Spectre/Meltdown Bits To New RNG   Arm   2020-01-24