Linux Kernel 5.13 Reaches End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to Linux Kernel 5.14>

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A friendly reminder for Linux kernel 5.13 users: the Linux 5.13 kernel series has reached end of life and it will no longer be supported with security updates. Upgrade to Linux Kernel 5.14 as soon as you have the chance to do so!

Released on June 27th, 2021, Linux kernel 5.13 was one of the bigger releases in the Linux 5.x series with over 16,000 commits contributed by more than 2000 developers. It introduced initial FreeSync HDMI support for AMD GPUs, initial support for Apple’s M1 processor, and support for the Landlock security module.

It also brought improved support for the exFAT file system, driver support for AMD NAVI GPUs, initial support for the AMD Radeon “Aldebaran” GPU series, a new SMB3 mount option leading to improved performance, as well as more goodies for the EXT4 file system.

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