Linux 4.4-rc8 Kernel Released
While the Linux 4.4 kernel is largely ready to go, as alluded last weekend with the 4.4-rc7 announcement, the official Linux 4.4 release is being pushed out by another week due to the holidays. Over the past week, activity on fixes for Linux 4.4 has been light due to Christmas and New Year's.
If you are not familiar with the changes coming to Linux 4.4, see our feature overview. After next week, it's time to start getting excited about Linux 4.5.