Tag: Linus Torvalds

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Release of Linux 6.8 is around the corner

Release of Linux 6.8 is around the corner

The final version of Linux 6.8 may be available very soon. Linux creator Linus Torvalds has decided that a release candidate (rc) 8 version is no longer needed. The final arrival of Linux 6.8 is imminent and may be as early as next week. Contrary to earlier doubt last week, Torvalds indicates th... Read more

date3 months ago
Linux Kernel 6.3 is released “right on schedule”

Linux Kernel 6.3 is released “right on schedule”

The latest Linux version features new and updated high-performance drivers, among other enhancements. This week Linus Torvalds announced the release and general availability of Linux 6.3. The inventor of Linux noted that it had been a "calm release". Torvalds seemed very pleased with how the new... Read more

date1 year ago
Linus Torvalds announces 8th release candidate of Linux 6.1

Linus Torvalds announces 8th release candidate of Linux 6.1

Linux chief Linus Torvalds has announced the eighth release candidate of Linux 6.1. Torvalds has been critical of codebase aspects in recent weeks. Still, the situation seems to have stabilized somewhat as we head close in on the final release. The announcement of the eighth release candidate (... Read more

date1 year ago
Linus Torvalds warns that Linux 6.2 merge will clash with Christmas

Linus Torvalds warns that Linux 6.2 merge will clash with Christmas

Linux chief Linus Torvalds has warned contributors that the project's development cycle will clash with Christmas. Developers are advised to have their work ready prior to the holidays. The warning was included in Torvalds' weekly development update, where he also announced the release candidate... Read more

date2 years ago
Linux kernel 5.18 is officially available

Linux kernel 5.18 is officially available

Version 5.18 of the Linux kernel has officially been released. The final release followed after eight release candidates. In the meantime, preparations for version 5.19 have started. According to Linux chief Linus Torvalds, the final release of version 5.18 hasn't undergone significant changes o... Read more

date2 years ago
Linux 5.17 is live: more support for RISC-V, AMD and Intel

Linux 5.17 is live: more support for RISC-V, AMD and Intel

Linux 5.17 is available. The kernel strengthens support for RISC-V, AMD and Intel CPUs. 5.17 was delayed at the last minute due to the discovery of Spectre vulnerabilities in Intel and AMD processors. Lead developer Linus Torvalds pushed the deadline back by a week. The past few days were used t... Read more

date2 years ago
Final Linux kernel release 5.16 not until January 2022

Final Linux kernel release 5.16 not until January 2022

Linus Torvalds confirms that the final 5.16 release of the Linux kernel has been delayed and will not take place until early January. In the release notes of the rc6 version of the v5.16 Linux kernel, Torvalds indicates that the final release will take place in early 2022. This is likely to be a... Read more

date2 years ago
Linux kernel updated to 5.15, the last LTS version of 2021

Linux kernel updated to 5.15, the last LTS version of 2021

The Linux kernel has been updated to version 5.15, gaining lots of functionality. 5.15 is the latest Long Term Support version for this year. According to Linus Torvalds, the release of the Linux kernel is the result of a 'calm' development process, despite the outcry from developers over the so... Read more

date3 years ago
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