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UEFI Articles & Reviews

Booting Linux On A Modern AMD Ryzen 6000 Series Laptop / ThinkPad X13 Gen3   Computers   2022-07-15
Benchmarks & Trying Out DragonFlyBSD 4.8   Operating Systems   2017-03-28
MSI: Update Your BIOS From The Linux Desktop   Motherboards   2014-10-07

UEFI Linux & Open-Source News

FUSE Adds VirtIO-FS Multi-Queue For ~5x Performance Win With Linux 6.10   Linux Storage   2024-05-22
XZ Backdoor, Nova Driver, Linux 6.9 Features & Ubuntu 24.04 Made For An Exciting April   Phoronix   2024-05-01
Nova Driver, Linux 6.9 Features & Other Linux News From March   Phoronix   2024-04-01
Microsoft Better Seeds The RNG For Hyper-V VMs In Linux 6.9   Microsoft   2024-03-21
Linux 6.9 Makes A Change To Satisfy Microsoft For EFI x86 Shim Loader Signing   Linux Kernel   2024-03-13
TrenchBoot Progress For Adding More Security & Integrity To The Boot Process   Free Software   2024-02-11
Coreboot-Based Dasharo Firmware Updated For MSI Z690/Z790 Motherboards   Coreboot   2024-01-22
Many New Features Approved This Week For Fedora 40   Fedora   2024-01-17
Memtest86+ 7.0 Released With IMC Polling & Initial ECC Polling   Hardware   2024-01-07
AMD CPU Use By Linux Gamers At ~70%, AMD openSIL, & AMD Laptops Topped 2023   AMD   2024-01-01
More CXL Feature Code Prepped Ahead Of Linux 6.8   Hardware   2023-12-26
It Looks Like AMD Zen 5 SoCs Will Support ACPI PHAT   AMD   2023-12-13
Fedora 40 Eyes The Ability To Boot Unified Kernel Images Directly   Fedora   2023-12-06
Armbian 23.11 Promotes Some Arm Boards, Adds Ubuntu 23.10 & Debian Trixie Daily Builds   Operating Systems   2023-12-03
Threadripper 7000 Series, Wayland, Linux 6.7 & Other November Highlights   Phoronix   2023-12-01
Archinstall 2.7 Brings Unified Kernel Image Support To The Arch Linux Installer   Arch Linux   2023-11-23
Linux 6.7 MM Brings Performance Optimizations, Better Handling For Unaccepted Memory   Linux Kernel   2023-11-09
Open-Source AMD OpenSIL Continues Making Progress To Eventually Replace AGESA   AMD   2023-11-07
ASUS Screenpad Support, More MSI Laptops & Intel IFS Gen2 Changes In Linux 6.7   Hardware   2023-11-06
ReactOS "Open-Source Windows" Improving UEFI Boot, DirectX Work & NT6+ API Prep   Operating Systems   2023-11-05
Canoeboot 20231026 Released As Another Fork Of Coreboot-Downstream Libreboot   Coreboot   2023-10-27
Fedora 39 Delayed To At Least 7 November   Fedora   2023-10-27
AMD-Powered Framework Laptop Now Working On Linux With Latest BIOS   Hardware   2023-10-26
Linux Patches Updated For 64-Core RISC-V Milk-V Pioneer mATX Board   Hardware   2023-10-05
AMD To Enable Seamless Boot Across Modern Radeon Graphics Hardware   Radeon   2023-09-14
ReactOS "Open-Source Windows" Shown Running On Valve's Steam Deck   Operating Systems   2023-09-14
Microsoft's CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux Distro Adds DNF5, Zstd-Compressed RPMs   Microsoft   2023-08-10
Red Hat Is Hiring To Improve The Bootloader   Red Hat   2023-08-10
systemd 254 With New Soft Reboots Feature, systemd-battery-check   systemd   2023-07-28
Fwupd 1.9.3 Adds Linux Firmware Updating Support For A Few New Devices   LVFS   2023-07-11
Linux 6.5-rc1 Released With Initial USB4 v2 Support, Cachestat, AMD RDNA3 Overclocking   Linux Kernel   2023-07-09
Unaccepted Memory Merged For Linux 6.5, Helping AMD SEV-SNP + Intel TDX   Virtualization   2023-07-07
systemd 254-rc1 Deprecates SysV Scripts, Adds Soft Reboots & systemd-battery-check   systemd   2023-07-06
What's Excited Open-Source Enthusiasts & Linux Users The Most So Far In 2023   Phoronix   2023-06-30
Linux 6.5 Features Expected: Parallel CPU Bring-Up, Intel Shadow Stack, MIDI 2.0 & More   Linux Kernel   2023-06-25
Fedora May Make It Easier To Switch To systemd-boot, Making A GRUB-Free System   Fedora   2023-06-22
CentOS Stream 10 Starting To Get Underway, More Activity In 2024   Red Hat   2023-06-17
Debian 12.0 Released - Powered By Linux 6.1 LTS, Easier Non-Free Firmware Handling   Debian   2023-06-10
UEFI Unaccepted Memory Support Appears Ready For Linux 6.5   Virtualization   2023-06-07
Intel Continues Finalizing UEFI Unaccepted Memory Support For Linux   Hardware   2023-06-03
System76's Coreboot Open Firmware Manages To Disable Intel ME For Raptor Lake   Coreboot   2023-06-02
Fedora Developers Discuss An Idea For Using U-Boot On x86 BIOS Systems   Fedora   2023-05-23
Debian Installer Bookworm RC3 Released Ahead Of Next Month's Debian 12.0   Debian   2023-05-16
memtest86+ 6.20 Released With Improved Support For Older Systems   Free Software   2023-05-07
Watch: AMD openSIL For How AMD Is Working On Open-Source Firmware   AMD   2023-05-03
Silly Open-Source Moves, AMD openSIL & Rust Happenings Made For An Interesting Month   Phoronix   2023-04-30
Dragora 3.0 Beta 2 OS Released: 10+ Years In Development, FSF Backed & Using SysV Init   GNU   2023-04-26
Flashrom Splits Into Two For This Firmware/ROM Flashing Utility   Coreboot   2023-04-23
AMD openSIL Detailed For Advancing Open-Source System Firmware   AMD   2023-04-14
Debian 12's Installer Reaches RC1 Status   Debian   2023-04-03
Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS Released With Restored UEFI Secure Boot Support   Ubuntu   2023-03-23
Libreboot 20230319 Released With ThinkPad T530/W530 Support   Coreboot   2023-03-19
How Cloudflare Updates The BIOS & Firmware Across Thousands Of Servers   LVFS   2023-03-14
Lenovo Begins Supporting LinuxBoot Firmware With ByteDance   Coreboot   2023-03-10
TikTok Owner Bytedance Goes Big On Open-Source Firmware   Coreboot   2023-03-09
AMD Preparing "openSIL" For Open-Source Silicon Initialization With Coreboot   AMD   2023-03-03
Linux 6.3 Introduces IPv4 "BIG TCP" To Improve High Speed Network Performance   Linux Networking   2023-02-21
The Linux 6.3 Merge Window To Bring Many Exciting Features   Linux Kernel   2023-02-19
Debian 12 Bookworm's Installer Updated To Better Handle Non-Free Firmware   Debian   2023-02-19
systemd 253 Released With Ukify Tool, systemd-cryptenroll Unlocking Via FIDO2 Tokens   systemd   2023-02-15
LoongArch Linux Patches Enable KVM Virtualization   Virtualization   2023-02-15
systemd 253 Is Near With RC3 Out For Testing   systemd   2023-02-10
memtest86+ 6.10 Released With UEFI Secure Boot Signing, Headless EFI   Hardware   2023-02-03
systemd 253-rc2 Released With More Changes To This System & Service Manager   systemd   2023-02-02
systemd 253 RC1 Released With New "ukify" Tool   systemd   2023-01-24
Linux 6.3 Features Expected From AMD Auto IBRS To Pluton CRB TPM2 & Dropping Old Code   Linux Kernel   2023-01-23
NVIDIA 525.85.05 Linux Driver Brings Few Fixes   NVIDIA   2023-01-19
Ethernet Driver Support For NVIDIA's BlueField-3 DPU Coming To Linux 6.3   NVIDIA   2023-01-16
AMD Continued Its Great Linux Embrace In 2022 With Better Launch-Day Support + Optimizations   AMD   2022-12-31
Fedora 38 Plots Path To Unified Kernel Support   Fedora   2022-12-20
Armbian 22.11 Released With RISC-V 64-bit UEFI Build Support, New Arm Boards   Operating Systems   2022-12-05
Rust-Written Redox OS 0.8 Released With i686 Support, Audio & Multi-Display Working   Operating Systems   2022-11-23
Fwupd 1.8.7 Released With Linux Firmware Updating Support For More Hardware   LVFS   2022-11-09
Rust UEFI Firmware Targets Promoted To Tier-2 Status   Programming   2022-11-03
systemd 252 Released With systemd-measure, Other Improvements   systemd   2022-10-31
Lennart Poettering Talks Up A "Brave New Trusted Boot World" For Linux   systemd   2022-10-25
memtest86+ v6.0 Released As Rewritten Open-Source RAM Tester   Hardware   2022-10-25
Coreboot/Dasharo Being Ported To The MSI PRO Z690-A DDR5 Motherboard   Coreboot   2022-10-20
systemd 252-rc2 Released With More Changes To This Key Linux Component   systemd   2022-10-19
Microsoft Releases Its Linux Distribution Update For October 2022   Microsoft   2022-10-18
VirtualBox 7.0 Released - Full VM Encryption Support, Direct3D Acceleration Using DXVK   Virtualization   2022-10-10
LoongArch EFI Boot, Prep For EFI Confidential Compute Arrive For Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-10-10
systemd 252-rc1 Introduces New systemd-measure Tool, Other New Features   systemd   2022-10-07
Fwupd 1.8.6 Released With Smaller Package Size, New Hardware Support   LVFS   2022-10-07
Generic EFI Compressed Boot Support Prepped Ahead Of Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-09-25
Debian 12 "Bookworm" Installer Alpha 1 Released   Debian   2022-09-22
OpenMandriva Speeding Up Their AArch64 Linux Development With Ampere Altra   Operating Systems   2022-09-20
Rust UEFI Firmware Targets Look For A Promotion To Tier-2   Programming   2022-09-12
UEFI 2.10 + ACPI 6.5 Specifications Released With Updates For CXL, LoongArch, RISC-V   Hardware   2022-08-29
Ubuntu Isn't Yet Onboard With GNOME's "Device Security" Screen   Ubuntu   2022-08-28
3mdeb Eyes Fwupd Support For DragonFlyBSD To Handle UEFI Firmware Updates   BSD   2022-08-24
Tow-Boot Downstream Of U-Boot Updated With Improved SMBIOS Support   Free Software   2022-08-19
Linux 6.0 Adds EFI Mirrored Memory & ACPI PRM For 64-bit Arm   Linux Kernel   2022-08-10
Systemd Creator At Microsoft, Retbleed, Rust's Continued Growth & Other July Highlights   Phoronix   2022-08-01
Lenovo Expects 30+ Platforms With Linux Support This Year, Both AMD & Intel Systems   Debian   2022-07-31
GNOME To Warn Users If Secure Boot Disabled, Preparing Other Firmware Security Help   GNOME   2022-07-29
Increased Use Of Windows BitLocker Is Causing Headaches For Linux Dual Booting   Microsoft   2022-07-27
Linux Lands Fix For A Trivial Lockdown Bypass Bug   Linux Security   2022-07-20
New Lenovo AMD Laptops With Pluton Co-Processor Reportedly Only Boot Windows By Default   Hardware   2022-07-08
RISC-V Announces Initial Batch Of 2022 Specifications: SBI, UEFI, Zmmul, E-Trace   RISC-V   2022-06-21
LinuxBoot Joins The Open-Source Firmware Foundation   Free Software   2022-06-11
Systemd 251 Released With systemd-sysupdate Introduced, Many Other Additions   systemd   2022-05-21
Fedora BIOS Boot SIG Launched For Those Wanting To Maintain Legacy BIOS Support   Fedora   2022-05-20
AMD Posts Latest Coherent Device Memory Mapping Linux Code - Designed For Frontier   AMD   2022-05-17
FreeBSD 13.1 Released With UEFI Boot Enhancements, Driver Improvements   BSD   2022-05-16
systemd 251 Nears Release With Last Planned Test   systemd   2022-05-14
Open-Source Firmware For The MSI Alder Lake Motherboard Taking Shape   Hardware   2022-05-11
Systemd 251-rc2 Released With More Features   systemd   2022-05-05
Fedora 37 Will Not Deprecate Legacy BIOS Support   Fedora   2022-05-04
Linux NTFS, Ryzen 7 5800X3D, Mesa 22.1 & Other April Open-Source Excitement   Phoronix   2022-05-01
Rust-Written Redox OS 0.7 Released With New Bootloader, RedoxFS Goes CoW   Operating Systems   2022-04-29
Legacy BIOS Support Remains Important For Some On Fedora, May Shift Responsibility To SIG   Fedora   2022-04-18
Huawei Working On UEFI Mirrored Memory Support For Linux AArch64   Arm   2022-04-16
Open-Source Coreboot Port Working On A Retail Intel Alder Lake MSI Motherboard   Coreboot   2022-04-12
Fedora 37 Looks To Deprecate Legacy BIOS Support   Fedora   2022-04-05
Asahi Linux Issues First Alpha Release For Running Linux On Apple Silicon   Apple   2022-03-19
FreeBSD 13.1 BETA 2 Released With Updated OpenZFS   BSD   2022-03-18
Fwupd 1.7.6 Released With New Hardware Support, Fixes   LVFS   2022-02-25
Linux Firmware Updating Growth Continues Amid Security Updates   LVFS   2022-02-01
Archinstall 2.3.1 Released With PipeWire App Profile Added, Btrfs Install Improvements   Arch Linux   2022-01-26
Intel's Unaccepted Memory Support Updated For Substantially Faster Booting Of TDX VMs   Intel   2022-01-20
Microsoft's Director of OS Security Gets Coreboot Playing Nicely With Windows 11   Microsoft   2022-01-18
LVFS Activity Going Wild Ahead Of New Security Disclosure Requiring Firmware Update   LVFS   2022-01-18
AMD Ryzen 6000 Series Mobile CPUs Feature Microsoft's Pluton Security   AMD   2022-01-04
Intel Readies "PFRUT" For Linux 5.17 To Allow Updating System Firmware Without Rebooting   Intel   2021-12-28
Ubuntu Developers Figuring Out Dual-Boot Changes Ahead Of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS   Ubuntu   2021-12-19
FWUPD Linux Firmware Updater Prepares "Best Known Configuration" Feature   LVFS   2021-11-29
Alpine Linux 3.15 Released - Builds Off Linux 5.15, Drops MIPS64, SimpleDRM For FB   Operating Systems   2021-11-24
FWUPD 1.7.2 Released With Fixes, Faster & Smaller Daemon   LVFS   2021-11-19
Intel Developing Universal Scalable Firmware As Next-Gen Firmware Platform   Intel   2021-11-17
FreeBSD Improving Boot Times, Adds Hole-Punching, Better Linux Binary Compatibility   BSD   2021-11-15
FWUPD 1.7.1 Adds Support For Firmware Updates On More Devices   LVFS   2021-11-01
FWUPD 1.7 Released With Supporting More Hardware For Firmware Updates On Linux   LVFS   2021-10-06
IBM Engineer Has Been Exploring Possible Rust Modules For GRUB   GNU   2021-09-24
Lennart: Linux Comes Up Short Around Disk Encryption, Authenticated Boot Security   systemd   2021-09-23
Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS Released To Correct Broken Install Media   Ubuntu   2021-09-17
LVFS Serves Up 2+ Million Firmware Downloads In The Past Month   LVFS   2021-09-17
Intel Seamless Update: Intel Preparing For System Firmware Updates Without The Reboot   Intel   2021-09-14
Intel Preparing Linux Kernel Support For "Unaccepted Memory"   Intel   2021-08-11
FWUPD 1.6.2 Released With Exciting Improvements For Hardware Firmware Updates On Linux   LVFS   2021-08-02
OPNsense 21.7 Released With New Installer Offering Better ZFS Support   BSD   2021-07-28
ASRock Rack Has One Of The Best, Most Open-Source Firmware x86 Server Motherboards   Coreboot   2021-07-15
Intel Crocus, Linux 5.13, Other Vendor Happenings Made For An Exciting June   Phoronix   2021-06-30
The Big Set Of Networking Changes For Linux 5.14   Linux Networking   2021-06-30
Dell BIOS/UEFI Under Attack From New Vulnerabilities - Use FWUPD For The Latest Updates   LVFS   2021-06-24
Debian 10.10 Released With Many Security/Bug Fixes, Updated FWUPD   Debian   2021-06-19
FWUPD 1.6.1 Adds FreeBSD UEFI Capsule Handling, More Hardware Now Supported   LVFS   2021-06-14
ACPI Platform Runtime Mechanism Support Is Getting Underway For Linux   Hardware   2021-06-14
Intel's Cloud-Hypervisor 16 Adds ARM64 ACPI + UEFI Support, Better Live Migration   Intel   2021-06-11
AMD Preparing More Linux Code For The Frontier Supercomputer   AMD   2021-05-27