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Linux 2.6.37 Kernel Released

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Published on 05 January 2011 03:23 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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The stable Linux 2.6.37 kernel has now been released. This is the Linux kernel that incorporates Broadcom's new WiFi driver, proper Intel Sandy Bridge support, Btrfs file-system improvements, many open-source graphics DRM/KMS updates, and much more.

The release announcement for the Linux 2.6.37 kernel can be read at LKML.org. The merge window for the Linux 2.6.38 kernel will now be open, which should offer up many interesting changes.

Pardon the brief coverage of the Linux 2.6.37 kernel release... About to hopefully get my hands on an AMD Fusion device for the afternoon to install Linux on it and run a couple tests.

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