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Computing, Operating Systems

The latest Linux kernel release is actually really boring, Torvalds says

May 23, 2022

Via: Techradar

Linus Torvalds has released the 5.18 version of the Linux kernel on schedule, but he hardly sounds happy about it Torvalds said “nothing really odd stands out” for users of Linux distros from the latest 5.18 update, dubbing the kernel […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Linux devs fix nasty vulnerability dating back half a decade

February 16, 2022

Via: Techradar

An exploitable bug sitting in a popular Linux kernel module, has been found after five years, researchers have claimed. Detailing the findings in a blog post, researcher Samuel Page from cybersecurity firm Appgate said the flaw was a stack buffer […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Torvalds releases Linux 5.16 rc1 with a small but mighty upgrade

November 15, 2021

Via: Techradar

One of the improvements in the upcoming Linux kernel v5.16 is an improvement to the kernel’s memory management functionality, which will reportedly improve the performance of certain workloads by upto 10%. Dubbed memory folios, the new feature debuted in Linux […]