Linux Lite Users Are the First to Try Linux Kernel 5.2, Here’s How to Install It

As of last night, Linux kernel 5.2 is out and Linux Lite users are once again among the first to install it on their computers to enjoy all the new features and improvements.

Announced by Linus Torvalds on June 7th, 2019, Linux kernel 5.2 is now the most advanced kernel series featuring a new open-source firmware for DSP audio devices, a new mount API for mounting file systems, new open-source GPU drivers for ARM Mali devices, and a new CPU bug infrastructure to protect devices against the Intel MDS hardware flaws.

Linux kernel 5.2 also improves resource monitoring for Android devices, adds some notable performance improvements to the BFQ I/O scheduler, allows case-insensitive names in the EXT4 file system, and introduces a new, arch-independent “mitigations=” boot option to make it easier to enable and disable mitigations for CPU vulne… (read more)

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