"Red Hat already employs numerous open-source graphics driver developers... has now put out a call to hire yet another experienced Linux GPU driver developer."
Another GPU related news this time from Red Hat, something big is happening in linux space
"FWUPD 1.7 brings additions like handling for Logitech devices... support for creating Redfish user accounts... support including more Synaptics CAPE devices, Elan fingerprint readers,.."
More firmware support released especially for Logitech
"Now for Linux 5.16 is a significant amount of new driver code for actually getting the display support into shape for both DG2 and ADL-P."
Looks like Intel is making some progress on it's soon-to-be-released GPUs
"Google Chrome largely outperforming Firefox still by significant margins on Linux in these particular benchmarks...while the Mozilla browser does compete well for WebAssembly workloads and HTML5 canvas performance."
Not sure if browser benchmark is still a thing but there you go
"...long story short as is well known ACPI CPUFreq is less than ideal and AMD P-State is being worked on to improve the situation for newer AMD CPUs..."
Looks like Steam Deck is getting good support from AMD
"Unfortunately for those exclusively using Linux, there isn't much in the way of public vBIOS software updates. ...hopefully for Linux users there will be an easier way for applying NVIDIA vBIOS updates moving forward."
Nvidia must nudge AIB partner to support their linux users.
"AMD's exposed feature set for "perf" on Linux has traditionally been lacking compared to Intel and the exposed performance counters, but it's great that in recent times there has been catching up."
Slow and steady wins the race, though less slow and more speed would be better
"If taking the geometric mean of all the benchmarks... the Linux distributions all performed measurably faster overall than Windows 10 or 11."
There aren't many reason to not run linux unless you're trapped with Windows with no way out, btw I use arch