Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) will ship with the Linux Kernel 5.0

Ubuntu 18.10

Canonical decided to release the Ubuntu 19.04 operating system with the new kernel series (the recently released Linux 5.0 kernel). Ubuntu19.04 development code “Disco Dingo”, is the major version of the next Linux-based operating system developed by Canonical, it promises to introduce some enhancements and new features, including a brand new Linux kernel 5.0.

Ubuntu 18.10

The Linux 5.0 kernel released last weekend added FreeSync support to the AMD GPU open-source graphics driver, which has no tearing graphics on computers using AMD Radeon GPUs, swap files in the BTRFS file system, and fscrypt and provides Adiantum file system encryption for low-power devices.

The Linux 5.0 kernel also adds power management improvements for devices that use the ARM big.LITTLE CPU, thanks to the new energy-aware scheduling feature, support for Universal Receive Offload (GRO) in UDP implementations, and support for binderfs file systems, allowing Run multiple Android instances.

The final version of the Ubuntu 19.04 operating system is scheduled for release on April 18, 2019. In addition to the Linux 5.0 kernel, Ubuntu 19.04 will include the upcoming GNOME 3.32 desktop environment with the latest components and applications.

Via: Softpedia