Linux 4.6

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Linux 4.6 Articles & Reviews

Btrfs Mount Option Benchmarks With The Linux 4.9...   Storage   19 Dec 2016
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & F2FS On Linux 4.6 Through 4.9   Storage   17 Dec 2016
AMDGPU-PRO Beta 2 vs. Mesa 11.3 + Linux 4.6: Very...   Display Drivers   24 May 2016
Radeon Linux 4.6 + Mesa 11.3 vs. NVIDIA Linux...   Graphics Cards   18 May 2016
Power & Performance Tests With Fedora 24 Beta,...   Operating Systems   17 May 2016
AMDGPU DRM For Linux 4.7 Will Bring Some Performance...   Display Drivers   15 May 2016
Nouveau Kepler On Linux 4.6 vs. NVIDIA's 364...   Display Drivers   04 Apr 2016
Nouveau Kepler vs. Maxwell Performance On Linux 4.6 +...   Display Drivers   30 Mar 2016
Radeon + AMDGPU Performance On Linux 4.6   Display Drivers   29 Mar 2016
The NVIDIA GTX 900 Series Performance On The...   Display Drivers   28 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Set To Bring A Significant Number Of New...   Software   26 Mar 2016
Zenwalk Live 4.6   Operating Systems   07 Jul 2007

Linux 4.6 Linux News

DragonFlyBSD 4.8 Released With Performance...   BSD   27 Mar 2017
AMD's Ryzen Will Really Like A Newer Linux Kernel   AMD   26 Feb 2017
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News...   Phoronix   02 Jan 2017
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The...   Linux Kernel   01 Jan 2017
The Most Viewed Linux Kernel News Stories Of 2016   Linux Kernel   30 Dec 2016
Synaptics Input Being Better Enhanced With Linux 4.10   Hardware   17 Dec 2016
The Idle Power Use Of The Past 19 Linux Kernel...   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2016
ZFSOnLinux 0.6.5.8 Now Supports The Latest Linux...   Linux Storage   10 Sep 2016
What's Been Going On With CPUFreq & The Scheduler   Linux Kernel   23 Aug 2016
That Radeon Performance Regression For R9 290 Might Be...   Radeon   15 Aug 2016
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Released With Mesa 12.0, F2FS...   Operating Systems   13 Aug 2016
OrangeFS Picks Up Kernel-Side Caching   Linux Storage   01 Aug 2016
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 RC1 Released   Operating Systems   19 Jul 2016
GCC 6 & Mesa 12.0 Land In Tumbleweed, 42.2 Leap To...   SUSE   14 Jul 2016
Intel DRM-Next Performance Tests With Skylake (Linux...   Intel   10 Jul 2016
Debian 8.5 vs. Debian Testing Benchmarks - July 2016   Debian   08 Jul 2016
Debian Installer Stretch Alpha 7 Released   Debian   04 Jul 2016
Mageia 6 "Sta1" Release Ships, Finally...   Operating Systems   01 Jul 2016
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Beta 2 Released   Operating Systems   27 Jun 2016
A Significant Linux 4.7 Kernel Performance Regression...   Linux Kernel   26 Jun 2016
Why The R9 290 & Other Select Radeon GPUs Are...   Radeon   20 Jun 2016
On Linux 4.6, Some Fresh RadeonSI Mesa 11.2 vs. Mesa...   Mesa   01 Jun 2016
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Soon Switching To Linux 4.6, Clear...   Linux Kernel   01 Jun 2016
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux...   Phoronix   31 May 2016
17-Way NVIDIA Binary vs. AMD Open-Source Linux 4.6 /...   Hardware   31 May 2016
Fresh 10-Way GeForce Linux Benchmarks With The NVIDIA...   NVIDIA   30 May 2016
Linux Gained Some Weight The Past Two Weeks: Around...   Linux Kernel   29 May 2016
Reiser4 Is Now Available For Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   26 May 2016
Intel's P-State Driver Does Seem To Be In Bad Shape On...   Intel   24 May 2016
AMDGPU-PRO BETA 2 Driver Is Playing Nicely On Ubuntu...   Radeon   23 May 2016
ACPI 6.1, CPUFreq Schedutil Provide Power Fun For...   Linux Kernel   16 May 2016
Linux 4.6 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   15 May 2016
GrSecurity: The Truth About Linux 4.6 [Security]   Linux Kernel   15 May 2016
An Early Look Ahead At The Linux 4.7 Features Expected...   Linux Kernel   15 May 2016
Six Interesting Features Of The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   15 May 2016
CPU & GPU Buffer Sharing With DMA-BUF In Linux 4.6   Intel   14 May 2016
ZFS On Linux 0.6.5.7 Brings Linux 4.6 Support, Bug...   Linux Storage   14 May 2016
Here's An Ubuntu Kernel For Trying Out AMDGPU/Radeon...   Radeon   13 May 2016
FreeBSD Is Pursuing A Compatibility Layer To Make It...   BSD   12 May 2016
Trying The Padoka PPA For The Latest RadeonSI...   Radeon   12 May 2016
There Is Less Than One Month To Go Until Phoronix...   Phoronix   10 May 2016
CPUFreq's New Scaling Governor Is Coming For Linux 4.7   Linux Kernel   10 May 2016
Linux 4.6-rc7 Released: Linux 4.6 Likely Due Next Week   Linux Kernel   08 May 2016
Trying Out Beignet For Intel OpenCL On Ubuntu 16.04,...   Intel   05 May 2016
DRI3 On (X)Ubuntu 16.04 Still isn't Enough For Intel...   Ubuntu   04 May 2016
Linux 4.6-rc6 Kernel Released, Codenamed "Charred...   Linux Kernel   01 May 2016
Linux 4.6-rc5 Is Another Fairly Calm Weekly Kernel...   Linux Kernel   24 Apr 2016
Notable Fixes Queue Up For Radeon/AMDGPU & Intel...   Linux Kernel   21 Apr 2016
Possible SATA Power Management Improvements For Linux   Hardware   18 Apr 2016
Linux 4.6-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   17 Apr 2016
Linux 4.6-rc3 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   10 Apr 2016
The Linux Kernel Continued Growing In 2016Q1: +500k...   Linux Kernel   07 Apr 2016
A Number Of Radeon & AMDGPU Fixes Queue Up For...   Radeon   06 Apr 2016
Linux 4.6-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   03 Apr 2016
Linux 4.7 Will Bring Intel Color Manager, Changes...   Linux Kernel   01 Apr 2016
Raspberry Pi 3, Linux 4.6 & AMDGPU Were Popular...   Premium   31 Mar 2016
There Is A Steam Linux Game Where Nouveau On Kepler Is...   Nouveau   31 Mar 2016
Has Power Management Improved With The Updates To...   Fedora   29 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6-rc1 Kernel Benchmarks On A Xeon E5 Haswell   Intel   28 Mar 2016
Fedora's Rawhide Nodebug Kernel Is Now On Linux 4.6   Fedora   28 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6-rc1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   26 Mar 2016
OrangeFS Lands In Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   26 Mar 2016
BUS1 Documentation Published As The New Alternative To...   Linux Kernel   26 Mar 2016
More Power Management Updates Queue Up For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   25 Mar 2016
It Doesn't Look Like That New In-Kernel Debugger Will...   Linux Kernel   25 Mar 2016
Power-Saving FBC For Intel Skylake Is Still Baking On...   Intel   24 Mar 2016
AMD Polaris Support Already Lands In LLVM   Compiler   24 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Will Fix A Bug Where Some Laptops Are Always...   Hardware   24 Mar 2016
Dell & Alienware Laptop Improvements Coming For...   Hardware   23 Mar 2016
It's Easy Now Getting GeForce GTX 900 Graphics Cards...   Nouveau   23 Mar 2016
AMD Publishes Initial Open-Source Driver Code For...   AMD   23 Mar 2016
Btrfs File-System Updates For Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   22 Mar 2016
The Features That Landed So Far In The Linux 4.6...   Linux Kernel   22 Mar 2016
GTX 900 3D Support, AMDGPU Reset & Other Exciting...   Linux Kernel   21 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Will Try To Make It Easier To Find Assembly...   Linux Kernel   21 Mar 2016
Many XFS File-System Changes With Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   21 Mar 2016
A Bunch Of New ARM Hardware Will Be Supported With...   Hardware   20 Mar 2016
More USB 3.1 Work Heading To Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Mar 2016
F2FS File-System Being Further Enhanced With Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   20 Mar 2016
CGroup Namespaces Support Set For Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Mar 2016
Many Networking Improvements Are Inbound For Linux 4.6   Hardware   19 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Adding Synaptics RMI4 To Better Handle...   Hardware   19 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 To Support Runtime Power Management Of AHCI...   Hardware   19 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Begins Laying The Foundation For POWER9   Hardware   18 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Staging Has 1600+ Patches, ~400 Patches From...   Linux Kernel   18 Mar 2016
Skylake Audio Still Being Tuned In Linux 4.6   Multimedia   18 Mar 2016
Many 64-bit ARM Improvements Heading For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   17 Mar 2016
HID Driver Updates For Linux 4.6: Several Logitech,...   Microsoft   17 Mar 2016
Memory Protection Keys (MPK) Submitted For Linux 4.6   Intel   17 Mar 2016
EFI Security Improvements & More For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   17 Mar 2016
EXT4 For Linux 4.6 Brings Some Scalability &...   Linux Storage   16 Mar 2016
Fedora 24 Will Ship With Linux 4.5 Kernel, Linux 4.6...   Fedora   16 Mar 2016
A New Governor Continues To Be Worked On For Linux...   Linux Kernel   16 Mar 2016
More Complex Assembly Code Gets Ported To C In Linux...   Linux Kernel   15 Mar 2016
CPUFreq & P-State Go Through A Redesign With Linux...   Linux Kernel   15 Mar 2016
A New, In-Kernel Debugger Proposed For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   15 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 To Offer Faster Raspberry Pi 3D Performance   Hardware   14 Mar 2016
KVM Changes Ready For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Hardware   14 Mar 2016
Linux 4.6 Will Improve The Security Of 32-bit Programs   Linux Kernel   14 Mar 2016
Scheduler Improvements Published For The Linux 4.6...   Linux Kernel   14 Mar 2016