Promises to maintain it
Nvidia, which is named after a Roman vengeance daemon, is publishing their Linux GPU kernel modules as open-source and has sworn by its dark gods to maintain them.
2022 might not be the year of Linux on the desktop after all
One of the problems that Linux has now that it has been more widely adopted by Microsoft is that Volish engineers keep finding flaws.
Arch Linux seems to run on Apple Silicon Macs
A small group of volunteers has worked to get Asahi Linux up and running on Apple Silicon Macs, by adapting existing drivers and (in the case of the GPU) painstakingly writing their own, and rescue the hardware from the Walled Garden.
Dirty pipe “Most serious” Linux privilege-escalation bug
Linux has yet another high-severity vulnerability that makes it easy for untrusted users to execute code capable of carrying out a host of malicious actions, including installing backdoors, creating unauthorised user accounts, and modifying scripts or binaries used by privileged services or apps.
Old one out-of-date, but this one goes to 11
Linus Torvalds is about to shift Linux from a version of C which is so old it was written before the fall of the Soviet Union – C89.
Closed source is slower
Google's Project Zero team have released their latest time-to-fix data and it looks like no one stomps on bugs faster than a Linux developer.
Background tasks and light workloads can be run on the E-cores
The Linux 5.18 kernel is adding support this spring for the Intel Hardware Feedback Interface to make better decisions about where to place given work among available CPU cores/threads.
You probably were not expecting this
It has been the time of year again when Linux fanboys emerge from their dust-filled server rooms to declare that 2022 might be the year that their favourite operating system will replace Windows on the desktop.
2022 is the year of Linux on the desktop
After years of complaints that the reason people had to stick with Windows was there were no games for Linux, Steam has released figures which say that 75 percent of the top 1,000 games run on Linux now, and the figure is even higher, at 80 percent, for the top 100 games.