Devs told if they really, really, need more time for merges they can have it
01 Mar 2021
Linus Torvalds releases Linux 5.11, says it's so good your significant other wants you to test it on Valentine's Day
AMD admirers get plenty to swoon over, Intel’s SGX also makes it unto the kernel, as did some head-scratching gaming kit
14 Feb 2021
Linus Torvalds labels Super Bowl 'violent version of egg-and-spoon race'
Linux quarterback wants you to test hopefully final rc of kernel 5.11 instead of 'standing around, waiting for the next commercial to come on'
07 Feb 2021
Linus Torvalds rates his own words 'incoherent ramblings of a crazy old man'
Defying expectations, kernel devs roared back to work
11 Jan 2021
Linux 5.11 dominated by descriptors for new AMD silicon
Linus Torvalds has been back at work for a week and already has a second release candidate ready. What’s your excuse?
04 Jan 2021
Linus Torvalds launches Linux kernel 5.10, warns devs not to send 5.11 code too close to Christmas
New long-term support edition of Linux knocks off year 2038 bug, ends support for Power PC 601, and much more
14 Dec 2020
Linus Torvalds hails 'historic' Linux 5.10 for ditching defunct addressing artefact
Memory-handling oddity from the age of the 286 has been around since 'pretty much the original release of Linux'
25 Oct 2020
Linus Torvalds pines for header file fix but releases Linux 5.8 anyway
Lots of love for AMD and POWER 10 and a hint of some Google's operational code making it into future releases
03 Aug 2020
Linus Torvalds banishes masters, slaves and blacklists from the Linux kernel, starting now
As a colossal commit count crashes into Linux 5.8-rc5
13 Jul 2020
'It's really hard to find maintainers...' Linus Torvalds ponders the future of Linux
Will code move on to a language such as Rust? 'I'm convinced it's going to happen' says kernel colonel
30 Jun 2020
80-characters-per-line limits should be terminal, says Linux kernel chief Linus Torvalds
As he gives us version 5.7 with support for Apple power tech and better exFAT
01 Jun 2020
Linus Torvalds drops Intel and adopts 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper on personal PC
‘My 'allmodconfig' test builds are now three times faster than they used to be’ says Linux overlord
24 May 2020
Linux kernel technical advisory board asks if any maintainers need coronavirus relief
As Linus Torvalds relieves the USA of his favorite Finnish Easter dessert
13 Apr 2020
'Social distancing champ' Linus Torvalds releases Linux 5.6, tells devs to put health before next release
Doesn’t anticipate slowdown because ‘I suspect a lot of us work from home even normally’
30 Mar 2020
Linus Torvalds ponders: Is Linux 5.6 going well because it's bug-free, or thanks to that other bug?
'The world around us may be going through strange times, but so far kernel development looks normal,' says penguin emperor
23 Mar 2020
It's a no to ZFS in the Linux kernel from me, says Torvalds, points finger of blame at Oracle licensing
What's that coming over the hill? Is it a lawyer? It's Larry's lawyers
13 Jan 2020
Linux kernel is getting more reliable, says Linus Torvalds. Plus: What do you need to do to be him?
Chief Linux maintainer job is all about reading many, many, many emails, and 'saying no'
30 Oct 2019
STIBP, collaborate and listen: Linus floats Linux kernel that 'fixes' Intel CPUs' Spectre slowdown
Meanwhile: Another kernel dev is 'unfscking' the source code, with predictable results
04 Dec 2018