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Kernel 6

Using Kernel 6 On Your Daily Driver

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Easy Rhino

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Anyone running Kernel version 6? I just updated the kernel on this Fedora 36 desktop and was surprised to see it at version 6. So far it has been stable. I was having issues with 5.18 and 5.19 on my system.
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After an update this morning, it appears I am now as well.

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Linus Torvalds:
(So, as is hopefully clear to everybody, the major version number
change is more about me running out of fingers and toes than it is
about any big fundamental changes.

But of course there's a lot of various changes in 6.0 - we've got over
15k non-merge commits in there in total, after all, and as such 6.0 is
one of the bigger releases at least in numbers of commits in a while.)
Read more:

Better CPU energy efficiency is one of good features of it.
You can read more here: