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.

Linux 3.12 Articles & Reviews

8-Way Linux 3.13 File-System Benchmarks   Storage   2014-01-08
Linux 3.13 Kernel HDD File-System Benchmarks   Software   2013-12-25
File-Systems Appear To Slowdown On Linux 3.13 Kernel   Software   2013-12-10
Radeon Gallium3D Improvements Compared To Legacy Catalyst   Display Drivers   2013-11-07
AMD's RadeonSI Gallium3D Is Improving, But Catalyst Is Much Better   Display Drivers   2013-10-31
AMD's Radeon Gallium3D Starts Posing A Threat To Catalyst   Display Drivers   2013-10-30
Linux 3.12 Can Change AMD's Catalyst Performance   Display Drivers   2013-10-16
Nouveau Performance Is Faster With Linux 3.12   Software   2013-10-15
Here's Why Radeon Graphics Are Faster On Linux 3.12   Software   2013-10-15
Intel Core i7 Haswell Benchmarks On Linux 3.12   Software   2013-10-14
The AMD Radeon Performance Is Incredible On Linux 3.12   Display Drivers   2013-10-14
Linux 3.12 Brings Big AMD Radeon Improvements   Display Drivers   2013-10-12
Linux 3.12 Kernel To Bring Faster File-Systems   Software   2013-10-04
16-Way Graphics Card Comparison On Open-Source Linux   Graphics Cards   2013-10-02
4-Way Nouveau Benchmarks On Linux 3.12, Mesa 9.3   Display Drivers   2013-09-26
11-Way AMD Radeon GPU Comparison On Linux 3.12, Mesa 9.3   Display Drivers   2013-09-23
Intel Iris Pro Linux Performance Doubles With Driver Upgrades   Display Drivers   2013-09-16

Linux 3.12 Linux & Open-Source News

Alpine Linux 3.12 Released With D Language Support, MIPS64 Port   Operating Systems   2020-05-29
ZFS On Linux 0.6.4.2 Brings Linux 4.1 Support, Fixes   Free Software   2015-07-01
The Most Exciting Fedora News Of 2014   Fedora   2014-12-27
Linux 3.14 Is Now A Long-Term Stable Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-07-03
Manjaro 0.8.10 Adds Support For Plymouth, SDDM   Arch Linux   2014-06-10
NixOS 14.04 Released   Operating Systems   2014-04-30
The Most Popular Linux Stories So Far In 2014   Phoronix   2014-03-30
Linux 3.15 To Support DRM Render-Nodes By Default   Linux Kernel   2014-03-16
OpenMandriva Lx 2014 Alpha 2 Released   Operating Systems   2014-03-01
Reiser4 File-System Now Works For Linux 3.13 Kernel   Free Software   2014-02-08
Mageia 4 Officially Released   Operating Systems   2014-02-01
Valve Continues Dominating & Kaveri Excited Linux Users   Valve   2014-01-31
Mageia 4 Release Candidate Images Surface   Operating Systems   2014-01-19
Benchmarks Of Fedora 20 Updates + Linux 3.12 Kernel   Fedora   2014-01-09
Linux 3.13 Kernel About To Land In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   Intel   2014-01-08
Parted Magic Continues Being Commercial-Only   Operating Systems   2014-01-05
Volatile Ranges Still Being Tried For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-01-02
Btrfs-Progs To Be Updated In Tandem With The Kernel   Free Software   2014-01-02
NVIDIA Optimus Linux Power Battery Tests   Hardware   2013-12-22
Zenbook Prime SSD Tests: EXT4 Discard, Schedulers   Linux Storage   2013-12-22
Reiser4 Is Now Available For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Storage   2013-12-21
Sabayon 14.01 Has Updates, Steam Big Picture Mode   Valve   2013-12-21
Linux 3.13 Kernel Power Consumption Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   2013-12-20
Linux 3.13 Kernel CPU Governor Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   2013-12-14
MSM DRM Will Support New Hardware In Linux 3.14   Hardware   2013-12-08
Fedora 20 Will Ship With The Linux 3.11 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-12-07
BFS Scheduler v0.444 For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-12-05
Linux 3.13, NVIDIA GPUs Won Over November   Phoronix   2013-11-30
NDISwrapper 1.59 Now Supports Modern Kernels   Hardware   2013-11-28
NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series On Linux Run Excellent   NVIDIA   2013-11-20
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Planning A Linux 3.13 Franken Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-11-20
Mageia 4 Beta 1 Has Risen   Operating Systems   2013-11-15
QEMU VFIO Support Is Progressing For VGA Pass-Through   Virtualization   2013-11-10
3-Way RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Benchmarks   Radeon   2013-11-05
Linus Acknowledges 32-Bit Linux As Less Important   Linux Kernel   2013-11-04
Linux 3.12 Kernel Released; Linux 4.0 Planning Talked Up   Linux Kernel   2013-11-03
Linux 3.12 Changes, Kernel Feature Overview   Linux Kernel   2013-11-03
Linux 3.12 Kernel Benchmarks Overview   Linux Kernel   2013-11-03
Linux 3.12, Ubuntu Spooked Users This Month   Phoronix   2013-10-31
openSUSE 13.1 RC2 Updates Systemd, Has Speedy Fix   SUSE   2013-10-31
Linux 3.12-rc7 Released; Final Version Likely In One Week   Linux Kernel   2013-10-27
New Catalyst 13.11 Beta Supports The R9 290X   AMD   2013-10-25
Kepler: Nouveau Is ~20% The Speed Of NVIDIA's Blob   NVIDIA   2013-10-25
Intel Does Another Batch Of Linux 3.13 Graphics Changes   Linux Kernel   2013-10-24
Linux 3.12 Kernel Still Shows Disk Improvements   Linux Storage   2013-10-23
Core i3 Haswell Linux 3.12 Kernel Benchmarks   Intel   2013-10-22
MSM Driver To Get PRIME & Render Nodes Support   Linux Kernel   2013-10-20
Linux 3.12-rc6 Is A Quiet Release   Linux Kernel   2013-10-19
NVIDIA Four-Way 331 Beta Linux GPU Benchmarks   NVIDIA   2013-10-17
AMD Catalyst Beats NVIDIA To Linux 3.12 Support   AMD   2013-10-16
AMD Linux 3.12 Tests With The Performance Governor   AMD   2013-10-15
AMD APUs Don't Appear Affected By Linux 3.12 Change   AMD   2013-10-14
Linux 3.12 Kernel Begins To Calm With RC5   Linux Kernel   2013-10-13
Linux 3.12 Kernel Scheduler I/O Benchmarks   Free Software   2013-10-10
Linux 3.12-rc4 Kernel Has Lots Of File-System Commits   Linux Kernel   2013-10-06
Intel Merges HDMI Stereo/3D, New Code   Intel   2013-10-04
Intel Hardware & Linux 3.12 Dominated September   Phoronix   2013-09-30
Linux 3.12-rc3 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2013-09-29
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   2013-09-27
Intel Queues Up More Graphics Changes For Linux 3.13   Intel   2013-09-27
Gallium3D OpenCL Is Starting To Show Progress   AMD   2013-09-26
Linux 3.12-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2013-09-24
VirtualBox 4.3 Beta 3 Fixes 3D, Modern Kernels   Virtualization   2013-09-20
PowerXpress Runtime Power Management Added   AMD   2013-09-20
Next Week Will Be Real Exciting For Linux Users   Linux Kernel   2013-09-20
Ivy Bridge Graphics Benchmarks From Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-09-18
Linux 3.12-rc1 Kernel Released With Glorious Features   Linux Kernel   2013-09-16
An Overview Of Linux 3.12 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   2013-09-15
Open-Source Freedreno Graphics Driver Is Now Faster   Free Software   2013-09-15
Btrfs Gets Performance Improvements In Linux 3.12   Linux Storage   2013-09-13
Linux 3.12 Codenamed "Suicidal Squirrel"   Linux Kernel   2013-09-12
EXT4, F2FS File-System Performance On Linux 3.12   Linux Storage   2013-09-11
SSD Failure Temporarily Halts Linux 3.12 Kernel Work   Free Software   2013-09-10
XFS File-System Changes Head Into Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Storage   2013-09-09
Good Features For The Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-09-08
Open-Source Linux Driver Support For 4K Monitors   Hardware   2013-09-08
IdeaPad Slidebar Driver Comes In For Linux 3.12   Hardware   2013-09-08
AMD "Berlin" APU Graphics Come To Linux User-Space   AMD   2013-09-07
ARM Changes Come About For Linux 3.12 Kernel   Arm   2013-09-06
System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop   Phoronix   2013-09-05
Intel Trying Again For RC6 Power Savings On Ironlake   Intel   2013-09-05
DRM Graphics Updates Sent In For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-09-05
F2FS Gains Features, Performance On 3.12   Linux Storage   2013-09-05
Intel DRM-Next Haswell Performance Benchmarks   Intel   2013-09-05
EXT4 Gains Aggressive Extent Caching, Improved Recovery   Linux Storage   2013-09-05
Sound Drivers Gets Better With Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-09-05
KVM Gets Two New Features In Linux 3.12   Virtualization   2013-09-05
Nouveau Might Enable Fan Management Soon   Nouveau   2013-09-05
Nouveau Driver Changes For Linux 3.12: Not Too Much   Nouveau   2013-09-04
Better ACPI, Power Management For Linux 3.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-09-04
A New Log-Structured Linux Caching Software Driver   Linux Kernel   2013-09-04
Staging Driver Offers Great Stuff In Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-09-03
Linux 3.12 Enables Haswell's Iris eLLC Cache Support   Intel   2013-09-02
SimpleDRM Driver Published Ahead Of Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-09-02
Going Over DRM Render/Mode-Set Nodes   Linux Kernel   2013-09-01
Exciting Features That Will Come To Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-08-31
Recapping The Linux 3.11 Kernel Features   Linux Kernel   2013-08-31
Linux 3.12 To Support AMD "Berlin" HSA APU   AMD   2013-08-30
Experimental Render Nodes Will Be In Linux 3.12   X.Org   2013-08-30
GPU Runtime Power Management Coming For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-08-29
Snapdragon DRM/KMS Driver Merged For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   2013-08-28
Intel DDX Gains Experimental Render Node Support   Intel   2013-08-24
Intel Already Begins Thinking About Linux 3.13 Kernel   Intel   2013-08-24
Intel GMA-500 DRM Driver Still Being Developed   Intel   2013-08-21
ZRAM Might Finally Be Moved Out Of Linux Staging   Linux Kernel   2013-08-14
Features Still Being Sought By Open-Source AMD Users   AMD   2013-08-14
Audio Support Comes Closer For Newer Radeon GPUs   Radeon   2013-08-14
AMD's Initial Radeon Driver Changes For Linux 3.12   Radeon   2013-08-13
Precise vBlank Timing Comes For Nouveau NV50   Nouveau   2013-08-12
Nouveau Works On Optimus Dynamic Power Handling   Nouveau   2013-08-02
Freedreno DRM/Gallium3D Shines Well For ARM   Arm   2013-07-30
Intel Already Begins Lining Up Changes For Linux 3.12   Intel   2013-07-19
Intel Does Hardware Context Support For Ironlake   Intel   2013-07-14
Nouveau Fermi Performance On Ubuntu 13.10   Nouveau   2013-07-12
Intel Works On Enabling Haswell's Resource Streamer   Intel   2013-07-08
Radeon KMS HDMI Audio Might Be Re-Enabled Soon   Radeon   2013-07-06
Nouveau Advances NVIDIA NVF0/GK110 Support   Nouveau   2013-07-05
Armada, VIA DRM Not For The Linux 3.11 Kernel   Free Software   2013-07-01
DRM Changes In Linux 3.11 Might Be The Biggest Ever   Linux Kernel   2013-06-30
Ubuntu Still Figuring Out How To Handle Hybrid Graphics   Ubuntu   2013-05-15