It would appear that Canonical decided to ship the upcoming Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system with a fresh new kernel series, namely the recently released Linux 5.0.
Dubbed “Disco Dingo,” Ubuntu 19.04 is the next major release of the popular Linux-based operating system developed by Canonical, which promises to introduce several enhancements and new features, including a brand-new kernel, Linux 5.0. That’s right, the final Ubuntu 19.04 release will be powered by Linux kernel 5.0.
Released over the weekend, the Linux 5.0 kernel series adds FreeSync support in the AMDGPU open-source graphics driver for stutter-free viewing on machines using AMD Radeon GPUs, swap files support in the Btrfs file system, as well as Adiantum file system encryption support in fscrypt for low power devices.
Linux kernel 5.0 also adds power management… (read more)