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Linux Kernel 5.14 Release Candidate

Episode description

In Linux News this month, Cara Nolte takes a look at the recent Release Candidate for Linux kernel 5.14, now ready for public testing, as well as a new release for Linux Mint 20.2 aka “Uma”. And as we say hello to some, we need to say goodbye – first to Linux kernel 5.12 as it is now end of life, and also to Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) which is also EOL. Finally, the Debian Bullseye release is fully frozen, and Cara takes a look at kernel security update news for RHEL7 and CentOS7.

0:00​ Introduction
0:37​ Linux Kernel 5.12 EOL
1:02 Debian Bullseye release fully frozen
1:31​ Ubuntu 20.10 EOL
2:00 Linux Mint 20.2
3:00​ Linux Kernel 5.14 RC
4:27 Security updates for RHEL7 and CentOS7

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Linux Kernel 5.12 is now end of life
https://9to5linux.com/linux-5-12-kernel-reaches-end-of-life-upgrade-to-linux-kernel-5-13-now

The Debian Bullseye release is fully frozen
https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2021/07/msg00003.html

Ubuntu 20.10 “Groovy Gorilla” is end of life
https://9to5linux.com/ubuntu-20-10-groovy-gorilla-reached-end-of-life-upgrade-to-ubuntu-21-04-now

Linux Mint 20.2 “Uma” has been released with the Linux 5.4 kernel
https://linuxmint.com/

Linus Torvolds Announces the First Release Candidate Milestone for Linux Kernel 5.14
https://9to5linux.com/linus-torvalds-announces-first-linux-5-14-kernel-release-candidate

Kernel Security Updates Have Been Released for RHEL7 and CentOS7
https://9to5linux.com/rhel-and-centos-7-users-get-new-kernel-security-update-to-fix-intel-graphics-flaws

Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisories
https://access.redhat.com/security/security-updates/#/security-advisories

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Linux is an ever-evolving technology, transforming from a simple kernel released in 1991 to 95% of servers in the world now running Linux in 2019. With an unstoppable growth and use on 90% of cloud infrastructures and 100% of supercomputers, Linux This Month is here to provide you with monthly updates from the global Linux community. Helping both the home and professional users stay up to date with the latest changes in Linux development, adoption, and industry changes.

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