Along with the year of the desktop and the year of the dog
Linux fanboys tend to announce a lot of “year of” events. There is the year of the desktop which appears to be every year and still never happens and now there is the year of RISC V Linux processor.
Docker founder’s claim
A Docker and Google Cloud expert has packed her bags and headed to Microsoft claiming that Vole is going to be the next key Linux driver.
While claiming that this year was the year of the Linux desktop
Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, appears to have hit levels of fail unprecedented in the open saucy world.
Google tells developers which kernel to use
Google is telling developers that with its new version of Android Oreo, they must meet certain requirements when choosing the Linux kernel they use.
Performance marginality problem fixed
After AMD confirmed the "performance marginality problem" for Ryzen Linux users, RMAs have been being issued and replacement Ryzen processors arriving for those affected. Now Phoronix has been able to confirm that the new Ryzen CPUs are now stable.
Lower class, too many operations at once
AMD has admitted that it has reports of segmentation faults from its Linux Ryzen customers.
Vole goes cross platform
Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.
Apparently Linux desktop is more secure
In the wake of the WannaCrypt malware disaster there have been moves within the Linux community to try and use it to prove that this is the ideal reason to put Linux on the Desktop.
Getting Vulkan API support soon
According to Stardock, it appears that the developer is planning to release a Vulkan version of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation in June.