Canonical released new Linux kernel and NVIDIA graphics drivers security updates to address three vulnerabilities that affect the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS releases.
The Linux kernel 5.6 series is now marked as EOL (End-of-Life) on the kernel.org website. All users are urged to update their GNU/Linux distributions to the latest Linux kernel 5.7 series as soon as possible.
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 GNU Linux-Libre 5.7 kernel is now available for download for anyone who seeks 100% freedom for their PCs. This release adds deblobbing of several drivers and various other adjustments to offer you a 100% free Linux 5.7 kernel.
Collabora’s contributions to Linux kernel 5.7 include work around the Hantro JPEG driver, Rockchip ISP V1 support, Virtual Media Controller Driver, Direct Rendering Manager, and more.
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.
Canonical has a released a fix for a Linux kernel regression introduced in OverlayFS and affecting the kernels of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, 19.10 and 18.04 LTS. Canonical has apologized for the regression and urges everyone to update.
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.
Collabora has outlined their contributions to the latest Linux 5.6 kernel series, along with the many projects they’ve been involved in during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oracle has released VirtualBox 6.1.6 as the first version of its open source virtualization software to support the Linux 5.6 kernel series. This release also adds a bunch of other 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.
The latest Linux 5.6 kernel series has got its first point release. This means that it is now marked as stable on the kernel.org website and can now be deployed in production environments.
Linux Lite developers have made the latest Linux 5.6 kernel series available for installation from the software repositories of their Ubuntu-based distribution.
Canonical released a new Linux kernel security update for Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS systems running Linux 5.3 to address a critical vulnerability. All users are urged to update their installations.