Linux 4.8

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Linux 4.8 Articles & Reviews

AMDGPU-PRO 16.40 vs. Linux 4.8 + Mesa 13.1-dev Driver...   Display Drivers   31 Oct 2016
NVIDIA 375.10 vs. Linux 4.8 + Mesa 13.1-dev AMD GPU...   Graphics Cards   24 Oct 2016
Nouveau Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1-dev vs. NVIDIA OpenGL...   Display Drivers   14 Oct 2016
DDR4 Memory Speed Tests With The Core i7 6800K On...   Memory   29 Sep 2016
Testing The BCache SSD Cache For HDDs On Linux 4.8   Storage   27 Sep 2016
Intel Core i7 6800K Benchmarks On Ubuntu + Linux 4.8   Processors   26 Sep 2016
Windows 10 vs. Linux Radeon Software Performance,...   Operating Systems   28 Aug 2016
Linux 4.8 Intel P-State vs. CPUFreq Scaling...   Software   25 Aug 2016
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & NILFS2 HDD File-System Tests On...   Storage   24 Aug 2016
Nouveau Open-Source NVIDIA Tests On Linux 4.8, Mesa...   Display Drivers   23 Aug 2016
18-Way GPU Linux Benchmarks, Including The Radeon RX...   Graphics Cards   10 Aug 2016
The Many Exciting Features To The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Software   07 Aug 2016
Trying The Experimental Radeon RX 480 Overclocking...   Display Drivers   10 Jul 2016
Zenwalk Linux 4.8 Beta   Operating Systems   01 Sep 2007

Linux 4.8 Linux News

Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   16 Apr 2017
GLAMOR 2D Tests On Ubuntu 17.04 With X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   13 Apr 2017
AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 Released With Ubuntu 16.04.2 Support   AMD   07 Apr 2017
Core i7 6800K Linux CPU Scaling Benchmarks With Ubuntu...   Intel   06 Mar 2017
Debian Installer's 9.0 Stretch RC2 Released   Debian   01 Feb 2017
Intel GVT-G Starts Being Usable On Linux 4.10, But...   Virtualization   17 Jan 2017
Debian Installer Stretch RC 1 Arrives, The /usr Merge...   Debian   15 Jan 2017
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The...   Linux Kernel   01 Jan 2017
Intel Iris Pro OpenGL Benchmarks On Debian 9 Testing   Debian   01 Jan 2017
Skylake Iris Pro Graphics: Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE,...   Operating Systems   31 Dec 2016
The Most Viewed Linux Kernel News Stories Of 2016   Linux Kernel   30 Dec 2016
VC4 Gallium3D Lands Some Minor Optimizations, 2016 Was...   Mesa   30 Dec 2016
Linux 4.10 Gets Microsoft Surface 3/4 Input, Wacom...   Linux Kernel   14 Dec 2016
Clear Linux Is Now Auto-Updating, Switches To Mesa...   Intel   29 Nov 2016
Intel Skylake OpenGL vs. Vulkan Numbers With The...   Vulkan   23 Nov 2016
Early Benchmarks Of AMDGPU DRM-Next Code For Linux...   Radeon   20 Nov 2016
Reiser4 Now Available For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   16 Nov 2016
A Word Of Warning When Using AMDGPU-PRO On An...   AMD   14 Nov 2016
The Current RadeonSI Benefits Of Switching To Mesa...   Ubuntu   12 Nov 2016
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Lands Mesa 13.0   SUSE   10 Nov 2016
Open-Source Radeon, Vulkan & Linux 4.8~4.9 Were...   Phoronix   01 Nov 2016
How The AMD Polaris Open-Source Driver Performance Has...   Radeon   30 Oct 2016
This Mini $109 GTX 1050 Might Be Great For A HTPC /...   NVIDIA   25 Oct 2016
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early...   Linux Kernel   23 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More...   Linux Kernel   21 Oct 2016
Stable Linux Kernel Updates Roll Out To Address...   Linux Kernel   20 Oct 2016
Mad Max Appears To Work Fine With RadeonSI Gallium3D   Linux Gaming   20 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Is Showing Some Performance Improvements On...   Linux Kernel   19 Oct 2016
Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Linux Benchmarks - Mesa Git +...   Intel   19 Oct 2016
Linux 4.9 Kernel Tacks On Over 200k Lines Of Code   Linux Kernel   18 Oct 2016
Clear Linux Now Riding On Linux 4.8.1, Ships...   Intel   17 Oct 2016
Ubuntu 16.10 Officially Released   Ubuntu   13 Oct 2016
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Lands Wayland 1.12, Qt 5.7   SUSE   13 Oct 2016
SMAF v10 Secure Memory Allocation Published, Too Late...   Linux Kernel   04 Oct 2016
BFS Updated For Linux 4.8, To Be Succeeded By New...   Linux Kernel   04 Oct 2016
GNU Linux-libre 4.8-gnu Released, Deblobs More Drivers   GNU   03 Oct 2016
Linux 4.8 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   02 Oct 2016
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Oct 2016
October Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts   Free Software   02 Oct 2016
Vim 8.0, macOS Sierra, Libreboot, & GCC Were...   Phoronix   01 Oct 2016
Ubuntu 16.10 Doesn't Change Much With Performance,...   Ubuntu   29 Sep 2016
Linux 4.8-rc8 Released: Linux 4.8 Next Weekend   Linux Kernel   26 Sep 2016
Testing Various HDDs & SSDs On Ubuntu With The...   Hardware   25 Sep 2016
Enlightenment EFL Adds Atomic Modesetting, Nuclear...   Desktop   23 Sep 2016
Some Fresh Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1-dev OpenGL Benchmarks...   Mesa   21 Sep 2016
Linux 4.8-rc7 Kernel Released: Final In 1~2 Weeks   Linux Kernel   18 Sep 2016
Linux+Mesa Git Remains Problematic For Some Regressed...   AMD   14 Sep 2016
VirtualBox 5.1.6 Brings Many Fixes   Virtualization   13 Sep 2016
Linux 4.8-rc6 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   11 Sep 2016
Linux 4.9 Planned As The Next LTS Kernel   Linux Kernel   06 Sep 2016
Linux 4.8-rc5 Kernel Brings A Fair Number Of Changes   Linux Kernel   04 Sep 2016
Linux 4.8, AMDGPU, RADV & Google's Fuchsia OS...   Phoronix   31 Aug 2016
Some Quick Basic Gaming Tests With Wine/Wine-Staging...   WINE   30 Aug 2016
Direct3D 11 vs. OpenGL vs. Vulkan Radeon Benchmarks On...   Radeon   29 Aug 2016
Linux 4.8-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   28 Aug 2016
See How Your Linux System Compares To A $300...   Intel   28 Aug 2016
It's Really Worthwhile For AMDGPU Users On Ubuntu...   Radeon   25 Aug 2016
Linux 4.8 May Fix An Issue Of Some Laptops Burning...   Hardware   25 Aug 2016
AMDGPU In Linux 4.9 To Bring Virtual Display Support,...   Radeon   24 Aug 2016
Linux 4.8-rc3 Kernel Is Out   Linux Kernel   21 Aug 2016
10-Way Radeon/AMDGPU Benchmarks On Linux 4.8 + Mesa...   Radeon   21 Aug 2016
Skylake EDAC Driver Is A Late Addition To Linux 4.8...   Linux Kernel   21 Aug 2016
August Has Been A Super Exciting Month So Far For...   Free Software   21 Aug 2016
Intel Skylake Multi-Screen Issues On Linux Still...   Intel   21 Aug 2016
Southern Islands AMDGPU Support Almost Ready To Roll   Radeon   19 Aug 2016
Dota 2 Vulkan vs. OpenGL Numbers For Intel Skylake On...   Intel   18 Aug 2016
Btrfs RAID Tests On Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   17 Aug 2016
FreeBSD Catching Up To Linux DRM Graphics Drivers, In...   BSD   16 Aug 2016
That Radeon Performance Regression For R9 290 Might Be...   Radeon   15 Aug 2016
Linux 4.8-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   15 Aug 2016
Intel Sends Its First Batch Of DRM-Next Updates For...   Intel   12 Aug 2016
Eight Features You Will Not Find In The Mainline Linux...   Linux Kernel   11 Aug 2016
Open-Source AMD Polaris Audio Support Isn't Coming...   Radeon   09 Aug 2016
Linux 4.8-rc1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   07 Aug 2016
XFS Reverse-Mapping Proposed For Linux 4.8: Getting...   Linux Storage   06 Aug 2016
New SDIO WiFi Driver Added To Linux 4.8   Hardware   06 Aug 2016
Reboot Mode Driver Added To Linux 4.8 Kernel   Hardware   06 Aug 2016
The Speed Of Ubuntu 16.10 Currently Versus Ubuntu...   Ubuntu   06 Aug 2016
Btrfs Gets More Clean-Ups & Bug Fixes For Linux...   Linux Storage   05 Aug 2016
KVM Changes Lined Up For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Virtualization   02 Aug 2016
AMDGPU Golden Setting Updates For Tonga / Iceland /...   Radeon   02 Aug 2016
The Big DRM Graphics Pull For Linux 4.8: AMDGPU...   Linux Kernel   02 Aug 2016
Raspberry Pi 3's BCM2837 SoC Now Supported By Mainline...   Hardware   01 Aug 2016
OrangeFS Picks Up Kernel-Side Caching   Linux Storage   01 Aug 2016
Networking Updates For Linux 4.8, QCA9888 Added To...   Hardware   01 Aug 2016
The Features So Far To The Linux 4.8 Kernel: ACPI LPI,...   Linux Kernel   01 Aug 2016
Btrfs ENOSPC Rework Lands For Linux 4.8, Boosts...   Linux Storage   31 Jul 2016
NFS Client Sees Some Performance Improvements With...   Linux Kernel   31 Jul 2016
The Linux Kernel Continues Prepping For POWER9 Support   Hardware   31 Jul 2016
New ASoC Sound Drivers & More For Linux 4.8   Multimedia   31 Jul 2016
More Last Minute AMDGPU/Radeon Changes For Linux 4.8   Radeon   29 Jul 2016
Some of The Other Pull Requests Arriving For Linux 4.8...   Linux Kernel   29 Jul 2016
Microsoft Surface 3 Touchscreen & Other Input...   Hardware   27 Jul 2016
BFQ Still Trying To Replace The CFQ I/O Scheduler In...   Linux Kernel   27 Jul 2016
F2FS & XFS See Changes For Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   27 Jul 2016
The "Intel Virtual Button" Driver Is Coming...   Intel   27 Jul 2016
Linux 4.8 Bringing ACPI Low-Power Idle, Intel...   Hardware   27 Jul 2016
Hardened Usercopy Protection Sent In For Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   26 Jul 2016
SMR Drive Support In Linux 4.8 To Be Further Improved   Linux Storage   26 Jul 2016
NVMe Over Fabrics (NVMeF) & Other Block...   Linux Storage   26 Jul 2016