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    Linux 5.8 launched: Linus Torvalds's 'biggest release of all time' brings these new updates

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    Linux 5.8, which has been described by Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds as "one of our biggest releases of all time", has finally been released with a host of significant improvements.

    The new version of the Linux kernel brings a number of updates to Linux 5.7 spanning security, core components, drivers, memory management, networking and improvements to the kernel's design, amongst others.

    This includes updates for Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization platform, Intel Tiger Lake Thunderbolt support, improvements to Microsoft's exFAT file system, and support for newer Intel and ARM chips.

     

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