Happy birthday, Linux! On August 25th, 2020, Linux turns 29 years old since Linus Torvalds made the famous announcement on the MINIX news group: “just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu.”
The Debian Project and Debian GNU/Linux distribution turn 27 years of existence since the late Ian Murdock first announced them back in 1993. Happy birthday from 9to5Linux!
Linus Torvalds has kicked off the development cycle of the upcoming Linux kernel 5.8, which he dubbed it as one of the “biggest releases of all time”. The first Release Candidate is now ready for public testing.
The latest Linux kernel 5.7 series received its first point release. This marks it as ‘stable’ on the kernel.org website, which means that it is now ready for mass adoption among GNU/Linux distributions.
The final release of the Linux kernel 5.7 series is here with a new and improved exFAT file system, a thermal-aware scheduler, a new BPF-based Linux Security Module, frequency invariant scheduler accounting for x86 CPUs, and many other goodies.
The Cinnamon 4.6 desktop environment has started appearing in the repositories of popular GNU/Linux distributions. Here are some of the new features and improvements!
Two weeks after the release of the Linux 5.6 kernel series, Linus Torvalds kicks off the development cycle of the upcoming Linux 5.7 kernel series by releasing the first Release Candidate for public testing.
New Linux kernel security updates are now available for all supported Ubuntu releases to address several security vulnerabilities that affect all supported kernels by Canonical.
Nvidia announced that it will no longer support its oldest legacy GPU driver series for Linux systems, except for the 390 series, which will be supported until the end of 2022.
Solus 4.1 is now available to download. It ships with Budgie, GNOME, MATE, and KDE Plasma editions.
The Linux 5.5 kernel series is now generally available. Here are some of the new features and improvements.