The world’s most powerful supercomputers use Linux. Everyone has heard something about supercomputers. A supercomputer is a device whose computing capabilities are by far higher than the capabilities of common computers. Nowadays, the most powerful supercomputer exceeds the 415 Petaflops (PFlops); a performance there’s no way a personal device can achieve. Since the end of
At the beginning of August 2020, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the Linux Kernel 5.8. This latest Linux kernel version replaces the previous stable version, Linux 5.7. Months ago, Linus Torvalds described this new version of the kernel as one of the biggest releases of all time. Linux 5.8 introduces many improvements, such as
CentOS (abbreviation of “Community Enterprise Operating System”), launched in 2004, is a stable, predictable and easy to use Linux distribution, with a growing community behind it. It is based on the source code of the commercial license Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). CentOS Linux is a safe bet for those looking for a high-quality code.
Last thursday, April 23rd, the last LTS version of Ubuntu was released by Canonical: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Upgrading is possible both from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 19.10. This long-term support release will provide public support for 5 years, until April 2025, for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud and Ubuntu Core; and until 2030
Security and privacy protocol WireGuard will be in the Linux 5.6 kernel! WireGuard VPN is one the elements within the long list of features that Linux 5.6 will introduce. Numerous changes are expected in version 5.6, which will be launched mid-March 2020. WireGuard VPN tunnel WireGuard is a virtual private networking protocol. It stands out