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The Linux 3.13 Kernel Has Been Released

Linux Kernel

Published on 19 January 2014 10:44 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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While it's coming late, the Linux 3.13 kernel is now available.

In the past week since the last 3.13 release candidate there's been a few changes but nothing overly exciting. The release announcement for the Linux 3.13 kernel can be found via the Indiana LKML archives.

If you're not yet familiar with the major advancements of this latest kernel release, see The Linux 3.13 Kernel Has Many Improvements and 13 Reasons Linux 3.13 Is Going To Be Very Exciting. Published on Phoronix have also been many Linux 3.13 kernel benchmarks and other kernel performance benchmarks, including why the new kernel is a must-have for RadeonSI users and the disk regressions of the new kernel. New tests from the Linux 3.13 kernel will be published in the coming days.

Now it's time to get excited for the Linux 3.14 kernel development, which has already been talked about in many Phoronix articles for its likely new features, of which one of my favorites is already official Intel Broadwell support.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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