"The big new feature of dav1d 1.0 is support for AVX-512 to complement the project's existing code paths for CPU capabilities ranging from SSE2 up through AVX2."
Covering wide range of CPUs from old to latest, a very nice project
"...Valve continues with their upstream contributions to Mesa and other open-source components to benefit the entire Linux ecosystem,. ..and the Steam Deck is the culmination of all their exciting work over the past several years."
I hope Valve play their cards well with their Deck
"Over the course of the past year GRUB developers dealt with BootHole and BootHole2 security fixes, working out LUKS2 support, many cryptodisk and other LUKS(2) changes, updating miniLZO support, and a variety of other updates."
A good chunk of updates on GRUB
"KDE Plasma 5.24 is... their new Long-Term Support (LTS) release. ..primary monitor designation support, window handling improvements, supporting higher bit depths, and many other improvements."
Another update for KDE
"Intel's open-source driver engineers have been working on mesh shader support for months while hitting Mesa 22.0-devel today were the changes to provide the working albeit experimental coverage."
Intel's getting up to speed with current technology
"AMD open-source engineers sent out a request for comments on a new kernel feature called "PAN".. ..an adaptive algorithm calculating the AutoNUMA scan period. ..The important part for end-users / AMD EPYC customers..."
This one is for you server room dweller
"New to Wayland Protocols 1.25 is the session-lock-v1 protocol being experimental and responsible to handle session locking. ..is better engineered and this new protocol will hopefully prove satisfactory..."
Screen locking is always a good preventive measure
"With Archinstall 2.3.1 it has changed the default Btrfs sub-volume layout to work better with Snapper/Timeshift, there is now a Pipewire application profile added, various installer infrastructure improvements, and more."
Another progress from my favourite distro