What is new in the last Linux kernel?

The latest stable version of the Linux kernel at the time of writing is 5.12, which was released on May 2, 2021. Some of the key features and improvements in this release include:

  • Support for the Apple M1 chip
  • Improved support for AMD graphics processors
  • Improved support for Intel graphics processors
  • Improved support for the WireGuard VPN
  • Improved support for the BPF (Berkeley Packet Filter) system
  • Improved support for file systems such as Btrfs and NTFS
  • Improved support for networking, including support for new protocols and improvements to existing protocols

These are just a few examples of the many improvements and features that have been added to the Linux kernel in recent releases. To learn more about the latest developments in the Linux kernel, you can check out the kernel’s changelog or follow kernel development news and discussions on online forums or mailing lists.

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