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Linux Lite Users Are the First to Try Linux Kernel 5.9, Here’s How

Linux kernel 5.9 was announced a few hours ago by Linus Torvalds and, as expected, it brings a bunch of updated and new drivers for better hardware support, along with several new features and various improvements. Highlights include support for the Unicore architecture, Zstandard (Zsdt) compression support for building x86 kernels, performance improvements and new features for Btrfs file system, including a new rescue= mount option for rescue-related operations, as well as inline encryption support for the EXT4 and F2FS filesystems.