The Linux 5.5 kernel series has reached end of life (EOL) and it will no longer receive maintenance updates. All users of the Linux 5.5 kernel are urged to upgrade to Linux kernel 5.6 as soon as possible.
Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.4 is now available for download with full support for Linux kernel 5.5 on Linux hosts and guests, as well as other improvements.
Linux kernel 5.5.1 is now available for download as the first point release in the latest Linux 5.5 kernel series, marking it as stable and ready for mass deployments.
Collabora continues to add numerous hardware improvements in the Linux kernel. Here are their contributions to the latest Linux 5.5 kernel series.
OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 reached Release Candidate state and ships with the latest Linux 5.5 kernel series, LibreOffice 6.4, and Clang compiled kernel.
ExTiX 20.2 appears to be the first to adopt the Linux 5.5 kernel series, and the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS base. It lets you create your own Ubuntu live system.
The Linux 5.5 kernel series is now generally available. Here are some of the new features and improvements.