Linux kernel 5.0 released

Linus Torvalds the creator and the principal developer of the Linux kernel announced the release of Linux kernel version 5.0. This release increases the major kernel version number to 5. from 4.x.

There are not any major changed in features but still normal set of changes you can expect from version to another.

On security side there is now a better support for CPU bugs such as Spectre and Meltdown for Linux kernel 5.


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