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WireGuard is Now in Linus! WireGuard is Merged with Linux 5.3 Kernel!

Wireguard Merges in Linux Kernel 5.6
Wireguard Merges in Linux Kernel 5.6

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ireGuard is now in Linus Tree: Recently, WireGuard founder said that he gonna merge the WireGuard with main line Linux Kernel 5.6. Yesterday (29-Jan-2020), Linus Torvalds announced the Wireguard & Linux Kernel 5.6 will be merged! You can found this message on his blog.

The exact words are,

Wireguard is now in Linus’ tree

Linus pulled in net-next about a half-hour ago. So WireGuard is now officially upstream. Yeah!

Wireguard Merges in Linux Kernel 5.6
Wireguard Merges in Linux Kernel 5.6

WireGuard- Quick Brief!

WireGuard is a simple open-source application that provides Virtual Private Network techniques to create a secure point connection!

Many VPN providers adopting the Wireguard technique to provide the most secure VPN service!.

Linux Kernel 5.6- Added Features:

  • WireGuard technique added
  • HE and TWT support to ath11k driver added
  • ESP in TCP encapsulation support added
  • variable window congestion control to TIPC added
  • BCM84881 PHY driver added
  • NetLink support for ethtool operations added
  • XDP drop and TX action support to ena driver added
  • New ipv4 route notifications so that mlxsw driver added
  • BPF dynamic program extensions added
  • RX and TX timestamping in igc added support
  • macsec HW offloading supports
  • initial support for MPTCP protocol added
  • Octeontx2 PF support added

News Source: Linus Blog

Verdict:

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