Linux 3.12

The Linux 3.12 kernel was released in November of 2013 with AMD Radeon driver performance improvements, improved multi-GPU (Optimus) support, offline data de-duplication for Btrfs, RAID5 multi-threading, and countless other new kernel features.

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Linux 3.12 Articles & Reviews

8-Way Linux 3.13 File-System Benchmarks   Storage   08 Jan 2014
Linux 3.13 Kernel HDD File-System Benchmarks   Software   25 Dec 2013
File-Systems Appear To Slowdown On Linux 3.13 Kernel   Software   10 Dec 2013
Radeon Gallium3D Improvements Compared To Legacy...   Display Drivers   07 Nov 2013
AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Improving, But Catalyst Is...   Display Drivers   31 Oct 2013
AMD's Radeon Gallium3D Starts Posing A Threat To...   Display Drivers   30 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12 Can Change AMD's Catalyst Performance   Display Drivers   16 Oct 2013
Nouveau Performance Is Faster With Linux 3.12   Software   15 Oct 2013
Here's Why Radeon Graphics Are Faster On Linux 3.12   Software   15 Oct 2013
Intel Core i7 Haswell Benchmarks On Linux 3.12   Software   14 Oct 2013
The AMD Radeon Performance Is Incredible On Linux 3.12   Display Drivers   14 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12 Brings Big AMD Radeon Improvements   Display Drivers   12 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12 Kernel To Bring Faster File-Systems   Software   04 Oct 2013
16-Way Graphics Card Comparison On Open-Source Linux   Graphics Cards   02 Oct 2013
4-Way Nouveau Benchmarks On Linux 3.12, Mesa 9.3   Display Drivers   26 Sep 2013
11-Way AMD Radeon GPU Comparison On Linux 3.12, Mesa...   Display Drivers   23 Sep 2013
Intel Iris Pro Linux Performance Doubles With Driver...   Display Drivers   16 Sep 2013

Linux 3.12 Linux News

ZFS On Linux 0.6.4.2 Brings Linux 4.1 Support, Fixes   Free Software   01 Jul 2015
The Most Exciting Fedora News Of 2014   Fedora   27 Dec 2014
Linux 3.14 Is Now A Long-Term Stable Kernel   Linux Kernel   03 Jul 2014
Manjaro 0.8.10 Adds Support For Plymouth, SDDM   Operating Systems   10 Jun 2014
NixOS 14.04 Released   Operating Systems   30 Apr 2014
The Most Popular Linux Stories So Far In 2014   Phoronix   30 Mar 2014
Linux 3.15 To Support DRM Render-Nodes By Default   Linux Kernel   16 Mar 2014
OpenMandriva Lx 2014 Alpha 2 Released   Operating Systems   01 Mar 2014
Reiser4 File-System Now Works For Linux 3.13 Kernel   Free Software   08 Feb 2014
Mageia 4 Officially Released   Operating Systems   01 Feb 2014
Valve Continues Dominating & Kaveri Excited Linux...   Valve   31 Jan 2014
Mageia 4 Release Candidate Images Surface   Operating Systems   19 Jan 2014
Benchmarks Of Fedora 20 Updates + Linux 3.12 Kernel   Fedora   09 Jan 2014
Linux 3.13 Kernel About To Land In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   Intel   08 Jan 2014
Parted Magic Continues Being Commercial-Only   Operating Systems   05 Jan 2014
Volatile Ranges Still Being Tried For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   02 Jan 2014
Btrfs-Progs To Be Updated In Tandem With The Kernel   Free Software   02 Jan 2014
NVIDIA Optimus Linux Power Battery Tests   Hardware   22 Dec 2013
Zenbook Prime SSD Tests: EXT4 Discard, Schedulers   Linux Storage   22 Dec 2013
Reiser4 Is Now Available For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Storage   21 Dec 2013
Sabayon 14.01 Has Updates, Steam Big Picture Mode   Valve   21 Dec 2013
Linux 3.13 Kernel Power Consumption Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   20 Dec 2013
Linux 3.13 Kernel CPU Governor Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   14 Dec 2013
MSM DRM Will Support New Hardware In Linux 3.14   Hardware   08 Dec 2013
Fedora 20 Will Ship With The Linux 3.11 Kernel   Linux Kernel   07 Dec 2013
BFS Scheduler v0.444 For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   05 Dec 2013
Linux 3.13, NVIDIA GPUs Won Over November   Phoronix   30 Nov 2013
NDISwrapper 1.59 Now Supports Modern Kernels   Hardware   28 Nov 2013
NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series On Linux Run Excellent   NVIDIA   20 Nov 2013
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Planning A Linux 3.13 Franken Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Nov 2013
Mageia 4 Beta 1 Has Risen   Operating Systems   15 Nov 2013
QEMU VFIO Support Is Progressing For VGA Pass-Through   Virtualization   10 Nov 2013
3-Way RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Benchmarks   Radeon   05 Nov 2013
Linus Acknowledges 32-Bit Linux As Less Important   Linux Kernel   04 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12 Kernel Released; Linux 4.0 Planning Talked...   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12 Kernel Benchmarks Overview   Linux Kernel   03 Nov 2013
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month   Phoronix   31 Oct 2013
openSUSE 13.1 RC2 Updates Systemd, Has Speedy Fix   SUSE   31 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12-rc7 Released; Final Version Likely In One...   Linux Kernel   27 Oct 2013
New Catalyst 13.11 Beta Supports The R9 290X   AMD   25 Oct 2013
Kepler: Nouveau Is ~20% The Speed Of NVIDIA's Blob   NVIDIA   25 Oct 2013
Intel Does Another Batch Of Linux 3.13 Graphics...   Linux Kernel   24 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12 Kernel Still Shows Disk Improvements   Linux Storage   23 Oct 2013
Core i3 Haswell Linux 3.12 Kernel Benchmarks   Intel   22 Oct 2013
MSM Driver To Get PRIME & Render Nodes Support   Linux Kernel   20 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12-rc6 Is A Quiet Release   Linux Kernel   19 Oct 2013
NVIDIA Four-Way 331 Beta Linux GPU Benchmarks   NVIDIA   17 Oct 2013
AMD Catalyst Beats NVIDIA To Linux 3.12 Support   AMD   16 Oct 2013
AMD Linux 3.12 Tests With The Performance Governor   AMD   15 Oct 2013
AMD APUs Don't Appear Affected By Linux 3.12 Change   AMD   14 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12 Kernel Begins To Calm With RC5   Linux Kernel   13 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12 Kernel Scheduler I/O Benchmarks   Free Software   10 Oct 2013
Linux 3.12-rc4 Kernel Has Lots Of File-System Commits   Linux Kernel   06 Oct 2013
Intel Merges HDMI Stereo/3D, New Code   Intel   04 Oct 2013
Intel Hardware & Linux 3.12 Dominated September   Phoronix   30 Sep 2013
Linux 3.12-rc3 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   29 Sep 2013
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   27 Sep 2013
Intel Queues Up More Graphics Changes For Linux 3.13   Intel   27 Sep 2013
Gallium3D OpenCL Is Starting To Show Progress   AMD   26 Sep 2013
Linux 3.12-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   24 Sep 2013
VirtualBox 4.3 Beta 3 Fixes 3D, Modern Kernels   Virtualization   20 Sep 2013
PowerXpress Runtime Power Management Added   AMD   20 Sep 2013
Next Week Will Be Real Exciting For Linux Users   Linux Kernel   20 Sep 2013
Ivy Bridge Graphics Benchmarks From Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   18 Sep 2013
Linux 3.12-rc1 Kernel Released With Glorious Features   Linux Kernel   16 Sep 2013
An Overview Of Linux 3.12 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   15 Sep 2013
Open-Source Freedreno Graphics Driver Is Now Faster   Free Software   15 Sep 2013
Btrfs Gets Performance Improvements In Linux 3.12   Linux Storage   13 Sep 2013
Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"   Linux Kernel   12 Sep 2013
EXT4, F2FS File-System Performance On Linux 3.12   Linux Storage   11 Sep 2013
SSD Failure Temporarily Halts Linux 3.12 Kernel Work   Free Software   10 Sep 2013
XFS File-System Changes Head Into Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Storage   09 Sep 2013
Good Features For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   08 Sep 2013
Open-Source Linux Driver Support For 4K Monitors   Hardware   08 Sep 2013
IdeaPad Slidebar Driver Comes In For Linux 3.12   Hardware   08 Sep 2013
AMD "Berlin" APU Graphics Come To Linux...   AMD   07 Sep 2013
ARM Changes Come About For Linux 3.12 Kernel   Arm   06 Sep 2013
System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop   Phoronix   05 Sep 2013
Intel Trying Again For RC6 Power Savings On Ironlake   Intel   05 Sep 2013
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2013
F2FS Gains Features, Performance On 3.12   Linux Storage   05 Sep 2013
Intel DRM-Next Haswell Performance Benchmarks   Intel   05 Sep 2013
EXT4 Gains Aggressive Extent Caching, Improved...   Linux Storage   05 Sep 2013
Sound Drivers Gets Better With Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   05 Sep 2013
KVM Gets Two New Features In Linux 3.12   Virtualization   05 Sep 2013
Nouveau Might Enable Fan Management Soon   Nouveau   05 Sep 2013
Nouveau Driver Changes For Linux 3.12: Not Too Much   Nouveau   04 Sep 2013
Better ACPI, Power Management For Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   04 Sep 2013
A New Log-Structured Linux Caching Software Driver   Linux Kernel   04 Sep 2013
Staging Driver Offers Great Stuff In Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   03 Sep 2013
Linux 3.12 Enables Haswell's Iris eLLC Cache Support   Intel   02 Sep 2013
SimpleDRM Driver Published Ahead Of Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   02 Sep 2013
Going Over DRM Render/Mode-Set Nodes   Linux Kernel   01 Sep 2013
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
Recapping The Linux 3.11 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   31 Aug 2013
Linux 3.12 To Support AMD "Berlin" HSA APU   AMD   30 Aug 2013
Experimental Render Nodes Will Be In Linux 3.12   X.Org   30 Aug 2013
GPU Runtime Power Management Coming For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   29 Aug 2013
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Merged For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   28 Aug 2013