Linux 3.17 is a feature-rich update to the kernel that brings new drivers, performance optimizations, improved Intel Broadwell support, and other new capabilities with a release date expected in October of 2014.

Linux 3.17 Articles & Reviews

Linux 4.4 To 4.16 Kernel Benchmarks With AMD Ryzen Threadripper   Software   2018-03-27
Linux 3.17 To Linux 4.16 Kernel Benchmarks On Intel Gulftown & Haswell Hardware   Software   2018-03-25
Linux 3.17 To 4.15 Kernel Benchmarks On Intel Gulftown & Haswell   Software   2018-01-26
Linux 3.18 File-System Performance Minimally Changed But Possible Regressions   Software   2014-11-18
AMD Radeon Graphics Performance On The Linux 3.18 Kernel   Display Drivers   2014-11-10
NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers On Ubuntu 14.10   Display Drivers   2014-10-27
Ubuntu 14.10 Offers AMD Radeon Driver Performance Improvements   Display Drivers   2014-10-26
15-Way GPU Comparison With Mesa 10.3 + Linux 3.17   Display Drivers   2014-10-02
EXT4/Btrfs/XFS/F2FS Benchmarks On Linux 3.17   Software   2014-09-24
9-Way File-System Comparison With A SSD On The Linux 3.17 Kernel   Software   2014-09-07
Ondemand vs. Performance CPU Governing For AMD FX CPUs On Linux 3.17   Processors   2014-09-02
Testing For The Latest Linux Kernel Power Regression   Software   2014-08-29
AMD Radeon R9 290 Open-Source Driver Works, But Has A Ways To Go   Display Drivers   2014-08-25
Radeon Graphics Yield Mixed Results With Linux 3.17 Kernel   Display Drivers   2014-08-23
Intel Sandy Bridge Gets A Surprise Boost From Linux 3.17   Display Drivers   2014-08-20
Open-Source Radeon Graphics Have Some Improvements On Linux 3.17   Display Drivers   2014-08-20

Linux 3.17 Linux & Open-Source News

Alpine Linux 3.17 Released With OpenSSL 3.0, Better Rust Support   Operating Systems   2022-11-22
The Linux Kernel Highlights Of The 2010s From Torvalds' Sabbatical To Dealing With Vulnerabilities   Linux Kernel   2019-12-31
Memfd Transport Now Enabled By Default For PulseAudio   Multimedia   2016-09-10
PulseAudio Adds Memfd Transport Support   Linux Kernel   2016-04-27
DragonFlyBSD's Intel DRM Code Up To Linux 3.17 Match   BSD   2015-08-29
DragonFlyBSD's Radeon Code Catches Up To The Linux 3.17 Kernel   BSD   2015-08-22
Wine-Staging 1.7.39 Works On Speeding Up Wineserver Calls   WINE   2015-03-22
Chrome/Chromium Will Support Older, Non-TSYNC Linux Kernels   Google   2015-03-10
Chrome/Chromium To Require Newer Version Of Linux Kernel   Google   2015-03-08
Linux 3.19, 3.20/4.0 Doesn't Do Much For Intel HD 5500 Performance   Intel   2015-02-15
Intel Iris Graphics Performance On Linux 3.19 Shows Some Regressions   Intel   2015-02-08
Intel Broadwell On Linux Has Working OpenCL 1.2, VP8 Video Acceleration   Intel   2015-01-27
Intel Releases New Version Of XenGT Graphics Passthrough   Virtualization   2015-01-12
Linux Kernel Development Hits An All-Time High   Linux Kernel   2015-01-04
The Most Viewed Phoronix Articles & Linux News In 2014   Phoronix   2014-12-31
Does Using GNOME On Wayland Save Power?   Wayland   2014-12-30
Fedora 21 Gaming Benchmarks: X.Org vs. XWayland To End 2014   Fedora   2014-12-29
OpenELEC 5.0 Released, Powered By Kodi 14.0   Multimedia   2014-12-28
That Peculiar Linux 3.18 Kernel Bug Might Be Closed Soon   Linux Kernel   2014-12-27
Biggest Linux Kernel Features & Work Of 2014   Linux Kernel   2014-12-27
Fedora Doesn't Yet Enable F2FS File-System Support   Fedora   2014-12-21
New 64-bit Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Disclosed This Week   Linux Kernel   2014-12-18
That Nasty Linux Kernel Lockup Bug Is Still Unresolved   Linux Kernel   2014-12-18
Multi-Stream Transport 4K Monitors To Become Better Supported On Linux   Hardware   2014-12-17
STI DRM Improvements Coming For Linux 3.19   Linux Kernel   2014-12-13
Ubuntu 15.04 To Soon Land The Linux 3.18 Kernel   Ubuntu   2014-12-09
Fedora 21 Officially Released   Fedora   2014-12-09
Linux 3.18 Kernel Released, But It Doesn't Fix That Odd Regression   Linux Kernel   2014-12-07
November Was Great For Linux Users, But December Will Be Especially Interesting   Phoronix   2014-11-30
Linux 3.18-rc7: Linux 3.18 Final Likely In One Week   Linux Kernel   2014-11-30
Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance Benchmarks   Fedora   2014-11-30
Nasty Lockup Issue Still Being Investigated For Linux 3.18   Linux Kernel   2014-11-29
More File-System Tests Of The Linux 3.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-11-22
NVIDIA 346.16 Beta Adds VP8 Decoding, NVENC, GTK3 & Much More   NVIDIA   2014-11-13
Mageia 5 Beta Released 1.5 Months Late   Operating Systems   2014-11-12
OpenELEC 5.0 Prepares To Take On Kodi, Runs With LibreSSL   Multimedia   2014-11-06
AMD's New GPU Kernel Driver Could Be Too Late For Linux 3.19   Linux Kernel   2014-11-02
AMD On Linux & Systemd Were Very Popular This Month   Phoronix   2014-10-31
KDBUS Submitted For Review To The Mainline Linux Kernel   systemd   2014-10-29
The Big DRM Graphics Driver Changes Land In Linux 3.18   Linux Kernel   2014-10-14
Linux 3.17 Kernel Released With Many Great Features   Linux Kernel   2014-10-05
Intel's DRM Driver Changes Coming Up For Linux 3.18   Intel   2014-10-04
Systemd & Debian Were Most Popular In September   Phoronix   2014-09-30
The Most Dominating Linux Stories Of Q3'2014   Phoronix   2014-09-29
Linux 3.17-rc7 Released: Linux 3.17 Final Release Pushed Back   Linux Kernel   2014-09-28
Radeon 2D Performance On Fedora 21: EXA vs. GLAMOR   Fedora   2014-09-28
Rockchip's DRM Driver Continues To Progress   Hardware   2014-09-28
The Top Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-09-27
RadeonSI Gallium3D Might Run As Well As Catalyst For CS:GO Linux   Mesa   2014-09-24
Linux 3.17 Has Basic Support For The Xbox One Controller   Hardware   2014-09-22
openSUSE 13.2 Beta Still Using Btrfs By Default, & KDE Plasma 5 For Testing   SUSE   2014-09-22
Linux 3.17-rc6 Released; Linux 3.17 Final Might Come In One Week   Linux Kernel   2014-09-21
Graphics Driver Changes Coming In The Linux 3.18 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-09-17
Intel Userptr Support Added To Mesa's DRM Library   Intel   2014-09-17
Nouveau For Linux 3.18 Gains DP Audio, More Re-Clocking   Nouveau   2014-09-15
Linux 3.17-rc5 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2014-09-14
NVIDIA Maxwell GPU Support On Nouveau Still Requires More Work   Nouveau   2014-09-14
Intel Haswell-ULT Graphics Don't Change Much With Linux 3.17, Mesa 10.4   Intel   2014-09-13
For Now Intel's Beignet Seems Better Off Than Radeon Gallium3D Clover   Mesa   2014-09-12
Intel's Core i7 5960X Is Fast & Wonderful Under Linux   Intel   2014-09-09
Linux 3.17-rc4 Is A Pretty Calm Release   Linux Kernel   2014-09-07
AMD, Wine & Valve Dominated August For Linux Users   Phoronix   2014-09-01
Linux 3.17-rc3 Kernel Released Back On Schedule   Linux Kernel   2014-08-31
Ubuntu 14.10's Lack Of X.Org Server 1.16 Gets Blamed On AMD   AMD   2014-08-31
See How Your Linux System Performs Against The Latest Intel/AMD CPUs   Hardware   2014-08-31
Re-Clocking Your NVIDIA GPU With Nouveau On Linux 3.17   Nouveau   2014-08-28
Radeon DRM Queues More Changes, RV6xx UVD For Linux 3.18   Radeon   2014-08-28
Nouveau On Oibaf PPA Is Back To Running Well   Nouveau   2014-08-27
Nouveau Turns Into A Mess In Latest Linux 3.17 + Mesa 10.3-dev Tests   Nouveau   2014-08-26
DRM Graphics Changes For Linux 3.18 Might End Up Being Smaller   Linux Kernel   2014-08-26
Linux 3.17-rc2 Release Celebrates 23 Years Of Linux   Linux Kernel   2014-08-25
Linux 3.17 Doesn't Boost Ivy Bridge Performance Numbers   Intel   2014-08-25
Linux Turns 23 Years Old Today   Linux Kernel   2014-08-25
Running Ivy Bridge HD Graphics With Linux 3.16 + Mesa 10.3   Intel   2014-08-24
Preview Of AMD Radeon R9 290 Hawaii Open-Source Performance   Linux Kernel   2014-08-23
Intel Bay Trail Performance With Linux 3.16/3.17 & Mesa 10.3   Intel   2014-08-23
ARM Talks Up Wayland For Mali   Wayland   2014-08-23
Intel Sandy Bridge Gains On Linux 3.17 Extend Beyond Graphics   Intel   2014-08-21
Userptr Support Set For AMD Radeon GPUs In Linux 3.18   Radeon   2014-08-21
Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT   systemd   2014-08-20
Linux 3.17 Lands Memfd, A KDBUS Prerequisite   Linux Kernel   2014-08-19
The New Features Of The Linux 3.17 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-08-17
Linux 3.17-rc1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2014-08-16
Intel Starts Sending In Graphics Patches For Linux 3.18   Linux Kernel   2014-08-16
Linux 3.17 Will Detect If Your Toshiba Laptop Is Falling Down   Hardware   2014-08-16
Intel's Idle Driver Supports Broadwell With Linux 3.17   Intel   2014-08-16
Btrfs Changes Rejected For The Linux 3.17 Kernel   Linux Storage   2014-08-14
Reiser4 Now Available For Linux 3.15   Linux Storage   2014-08-14
Linux 3.17 Doesn't Do Much For AMD Kaveri's Graphics Performance   AMD   2014-08-13
Linux APIC Code Prepares For A Major Overhaul   Linux Kernel   2014-08-13
XFS Introduces A Sysfs Interface With Linux 3.17   Linux Storage   2014-08-12
UEFI Forum Officially Announces ACPI 5.1   Hardware   2014-08-12
AMD's Radeon DDX Enables Hawaii Acceleration By Default   Radeon   2014-08-12
The Exciting Features Merged So Far For Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-08-10
Nouveau's Big Batch Of Changes Land In Linux 3.17   Nouveau   2014-08-10
Two Intel Graphics Features Get Pulled From Linux 3.17   Intel   2014-08-09
VC4 Gallium3D Driver Merged To Mainline Mesa   Hardware   2014-08-09
Intel Is Already Working On Linux Graphics Support For Skylake   Intel   2014-08-08
Lots Of New ARM Hardware To Be Supported By Linux 3.17   Arm   2014-08-08
The Wacom Input Driver Gets Enhanced With Linux 3.17   Hardware   2014-08-08
Rockchip Publishes A DRM Driver For Their SoCs   Hardware   2014-08-08
Linux 3.17 DRM Pull Brings New Graphics Driver   Linux Kernel   2014-08-08
Many Intel DRM Changes Abound For Linux 3.17   Intel   2014-08-07
Fedora 21 Will Likely Ship With The Linux 3.16 Kernel   Fedora   2014-08-07
ACPI 5.1, ACPI On ARM Are Among The Power Management Updates For Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-08-07
Linux 3.17 To Drop Old POWER Processor Support   Linux Kernel   2014-08-07
Broadcom VC4 Gallium3D Driver Soon To Merge Into Mesa   Mesa   2014-08-07
Input Drivers Get Renewed For Linux 3.17   Hardware   2014-08-06
Linux 3.17 Adds Support For Intel "Braswell" HD Audio   Linux Kernel   2014-08-06
AMD Radeon Graphics Get Many Changes For Linux 3.17   Radeon   2014-08-05
14 Staging Drivers Get Nuked From Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-08-05
DMA-BUF Cross-Device Synchronization Hits Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-08-05
F2FS Gains New Features With Linux 3.17   Linux Storage   2014-08-04
x86 Will See KVM Improvements In Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-08-04
Xen EFI Support Being Added To Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-08-04
The Linux 3.16 Kernel Has Been Released   Linux Kernel   2014-08-03
The Best Features Of Linux 3.16   Linux Kernel   2014-08-03
Hawaii Bug-Fixes Start Hitting Mainline RadeonSI Gallium3D   Radeon   2014-07-29
Open-Source AMD Users Report Hawaii GPU Acceleration Is Working   AMD   2014-07-27
Open-Source AMD Hawaii Support Should Now Be Working!   AMD   2014-07-25
Linux Developers Jump Quickly On ACPI 5.1, Helps Out ARM   Arm   2014-07-24
Linux 3.17 To Fix Up ASPM, Bring Other PCI Changes   Linux Kernel   2014-07-23
CPUFreq Ondemand Could Be Faster, Use Less Power With Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-07-22
The Linux Kernel Bang-Bang Thermal Governor Is Banging   Linux Kernel   2014-07-22
AMDKFD Driver Still Evolving For Open-Source HSA On Linux   AMD   2014-07-21
More Intel DRM Improvements Aimed For Linux 3.17   Intel   2014-07-18
KernelASan: Bringing Address Sanitizer To The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2014-07-18
AMD Publishes Open-Source Linux HSA Kernel Driver   AMD   2014-07-10
DisplayPort MST Code Starts Lining Up For Linux 3.17, Other DRM Changes   Linux Kernel   2014-07-08
User Ptr Support Proposed For AMD's Radeon DRM Driver   Radeon   2014-06-30
New Intel DRM Code For Linux 3.17 Works On PSR, SOix Sleep State   Intel   2014-06-20
Intel Might Finally Have Linux Frame-Buffer Compression Fixed-Up, On By Default   Intel   2014-06-19
SCSI Multi-Queue Performance Appears Great For Linux 3.17   Linux Kernel   2014-06-18
Allwinner A23 "Sun8i" Support Gets Cleaned Up For The Linux Kernel   Hardware   2014-06-17
The Intel DRM Graphics Driver Improvements For Linux 3.16   Intel   2014-06-10
Intel Begins Lining Up Graphics Changes Already For Linux 3.17   Intel   2014-06-07
Intel Linux DisplayPort MST Support Gets Revised   Intel   2014-06-06
KVM Gets Improved For S390, POWER & MIPS   Virtualization   2014-06-04
Blk-mq Is Almost Feature Complete & Fast With Linux 3.16   Linux Kernel   2014-06-02
Debian 8.0 Jessie To Likely Target The Linux 3.16 Kernel   Debian   2014-05-07