Linux 3.8 was released in February of 2013 with the Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) along with improvements to the Btrfs and EXT4 file-systems. Linux 3.8 additionally features automatic NUMA balancing and support for i386 CPUs was dropped.

Linux 3.8 Articles & Reviews

Intel Core i7 Haswell Benchmarks On Linux 3.12   Software   2013-10-14
Btrfs vs. EXT4 vs. XFS vs. F2FS On Linux 3.10   Software   2013-05-17
32-bit vs. 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04 Linux Performance   Operating Systems   2013-04-25
Western Digital RE4 1TB SATA Enterprise HDD   Storage   2013-03-11
F2FS Results Mixed Against Microsoft's exFAT On Linux   Software   2013-03-06
Linux 3.8 File-System Testing From A SATA 3.0 HDD   Storage   2013-02-27
NILFS2: A Slow But Dependable Linux File-System   Software   2013-02-24
Linux 3.1 To Linux 3.8 Radeon DRM Benchmarks   Display Drivers   2013-02-22
F2FS File-System Runs Great On SDHC Storage   Software   2013-02-21
F2FS File-System Shows Hope, Runs Against Btrfs & EXT4   Software   2013-02-18
EXT4 Still Leads Over Btrfs File-System On Linux 3.8   Software   2013-02-14
Linux 3.2 To 3.8 Kernels With Intel Ivy Bridge Graphics   Display Drivers   2013-01-27
Five-Way NVIDIA GeForce Comparison On Nouveau   Display Drivers   2013-01-11
NVIDIA GeForce 600 "Kepler" On Open-Source: It's Uselessly Slow   Display Drivers   2013-01-08
Nouveau Driver Remains Much Slower Than NVIDIA's Official Driver   Display Drivers   2013-01-04
Early Benchmark Preview Of The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Software   2013-01-03
Nouveau NVIDIA Driver Can Be Faster With Linux 3.8   Display Drivers   2013-01-02
AMD Radeon Performance Preview On Linux 3.8   Display Drivers   2012-12-14

Linux 3.8 Linux & Open-Source News

The Linux Kernel Highlights Of The 2010s From Torvalds' Sabbatical To Dealing With Vulnerabilities   Linux Kernel   2019-12-31
Alpine Linux 3.8 Released With ARM64 Raspberry Pi Support, Netboot On All Architectures   Operating Systems   2018-06-26
FreeBSD Working On A GPLv3 Toolchain Repo & Other Advancements In Q1-2016   BSD   2016-05-02
A 0-Day Local Privilege Escalation Bug Hits The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-01-19
Valve Puts Out The Steam Link SDK With OpenGL ES, Qt & SDL Support   Valve   2016-01-14
FreeBSD 10.2 Released, Linux Compatibility Based Off CentOS 6   BSD   2015-08-14
FreeBSD 10.2 Beta 1 Released   BSD   2015-07-11
Coreboot Ported To A ~$30 AMD AM1 Motherboard   Coreboot   2015-04-10
DragonFlyBSD Is Almost To Linux 3.10 Era Intel Graphics Support   BSD   2015-01-28
F2FS Might Get Enabled In Fedora   Free Software   2014-12-23
Recapping All The Interesting Talks Of XDC2014   X.Org   2014-10-12
Like The Other BSDs, DragonFlyBSD Lags Greatly Behind With Its GPU Support   BSD   2014-10-11
FreeBSD Is Slowly But Surely Trying To Catch Up With Linux Graphics Drivers   BSD   2014-10-10
DragonFlyBSD Finally Gets Haswell Graphics Support   BSD   2014-08-11
DragonFlyBSD 3.8 Brings New USB Stack, Intel DRM Driver   BSD   2014-06-05
Linux Benchmarks Of Intel's Quark X1000 On The Galileo Board   Intel   2014-03-09
Linux 3.8 To Linux 3.14 Intel DRM Graphics Benchmarks   Linux Kernel   2014-01-28
Benchmarking Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel   Oracle   2013-12-03
CentOS 6.5, Oracle Linux 6.5 RHEL Clones Get Released   Red Hat   2013-12-02
OpenBSD 5.4 Has New Hardware Support, Intel DRM   BSD   2013-11-01
AMD Radeon FreeBSD Support Continues Advancing   Radeon   2013-09-27
DragonFlyBSD Updates Its DRM Code Against FreeBSD   BSD   2013-09-14
AMD Radeon KMS Driver Merged Into FreeBSD   Radeon   2013-08-28
Linux Can Work On The 2013 MacBook Air   Hardware   2013-08-25
AMD Radeon Driver Support To Land In FreeBSD 10.0   BSD   2013-08-19
OpenBSD Now Has AMD Radeon KMS Graphics   Radeon   2013-08-14
Linux 3.11 Power Consumption Results Are Mixed   Linux Kernel   2013-08-09
Haswell Perf Doesn't Change Much On Linux 3.11   Intel   2013-07-20
Native Linux Kernel Module Is Out For Microsoft exFAT   Microsoft   2013-06-25
Assessing The Current Intel Haswell Linux Experience   Intel   2013-06-21
OpenMandriva Goes Into Alpha Form, Russian-Based   Operating Systems   2013-06-19
Core i7 4770K - HD Graphics 4600 On New Linux Kernels   Intel   2013-06-09
F2FS Patches Provide Support For Inline Data   Linux Storage   2013-06-04
Gaming, Linux Desktop Advances For May 2013   Phoronix   2013-05-31
Intel Ultrabook Performance Is Faster With Mesa 9.2   Mesa   2013-05-22
Mageia 3 Released, Still Using Legacy GRUB   Operating Systems   2013-05-19
Benchmarking The Intel P-State, CPUfreq Changes   Intel   2013-05-19
Linux 3.10 Kernel Benchmarks On A Core i7 Laptop   Linux Kernel   2013-05-18
Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" Approaches With New Tools   Operating Systems   2013-05-16
New Linux Kernel Vulnerability Exploited   Linux Kernel   2013-05-15
Comparing The Ubuntu And Fedora Linux Kernels   Linux Kernel   2013-05-09
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   2013-05-01
AMD Releases Catalyst 13.4 For Linux   AMD   2013-04-24
Arch-Based Manjaro Linux Runs Against Ubuntu 13.04   Arch Linux   2013-04-24
Using zRAM On Ubuntu 13.04 Linux   Ubuntu   2013-04-21
R600g Tests Show Little Change On Mesa 9.2-devel   AMD   2013-04-17
Benchmarking Fedora 18 Updates   Fedora   2013-04-16
Tuning Btrfs vs. F2FS, EXT4, XFS File-Systems   Free Software   2013-04-13
AMD Kernel Mode-Setting Continues On FreeBSD   AMD   2013-04-13
Intel OpenGL Performance On The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-04-12
Benchmarking PHP 5.5 Beta 3: Not Too Much Over 5.4   Free Software   2013-04-11
New AMD Catalyst Beta Supports Linux 3.8, TF2 Fixes   AMD   2013-04-10
Nouveau Improves Some Games With Linux 3.9 Kernel   Nouveau   2013-04-10
Early Mesa 9.2 Benchmarks With Nouveau   Mesa   2013-04-10
Mir, ARM & Valve Excite Linux Users This Month   Valve   2013-03-31
Mageia 3 Beta 4 Surfaces For Easter   Operating Systems   2013-03-31
AMD Catalyst 13.3 Beta 3 Available For Linux Users   AMD   2013-03-24
Intel KMS/DRM Driver Readied For OpenBSD   BSD   2013-03-18
Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Drivers On Quadro Laptop   Nouveau   2013-03-15
Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess   Intel   2013-03-15
Intel Delivers Innovations Atop Google's Android   Intel   2013-03-12
Features You Won't Find In The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-03-10
Mageia 3 Beta 3 Ships Linux 3.8, Uses Journalctl   Operating Systems   2013-03-10
New Linux Distribution Ships Valve's Steam Pre-Installed   Valve   2013-03-08
Intel GPU Benchmarks On Linux 3.9-rc1 Kernel   Intel   2013-03-04
Linux EFI Tools Supports Manipulating UEFI Signatures   Hardware   2013-03-01
New Linux Kernel LZO For 3.9 Is Much Faster   Linux Kernel   2013-03-01
Windows, Wine, Intel, Compilers Top February   Phoronix   2013-02-28
Top Features For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-28
Intel Mesa 9.1 Benchmarks On Unity, KDE, Xfce, Etc   Mesa   2013-02-28
Google Working On Android Based On Linux 3.8   Google   2013-02-27
SNA Sandy Bridge Is Quick To Beat UXA Too   Intel   2013-02-27
Intel Ironlake OpenGL Performance On Mesa 9.1   Mesa   2013-02-26
AMD 760G (Radeon 3000) May Be Worrisome On Linux   Radeon   2013-02-25
Linux Kernel Exploit Affecting Linux 3.3 To Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2013-02-25
Samsung Brings Fixes To F2FS In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   2013-02-25
IBM Continues Work On POWER8 In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Hardware   2013-02-24
AMD Radeon KMS Being Ported To FreeBSD   BSD   2013-02-20
NDISwrapper 1.58 Now Runs On Newer Kernels   Linux Kernel   2013-02-20
Initial Benchmarks Of The LLVM/Clang 3.3 Compiler   LLVM   2013-02-19
Linux 3.8 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2013-02-18
Revised Stack Space Patch For R600 Gallium3D Driver   Mesa   2013-02-18
VIA Kernel Mode-Setting Still Being Toyed With   X.Org   2013-02-16
Nouveau Driver Support Still Like Russian Roulette   Nouveau   2013-02-14
Nine Exciting Features Coming To Mesa 9.1   Mesa   2013-02-14
Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 Enhances For Mac OS X, F2FS   Phoronix Test Suite   2013-02-13
Linux 3.8-rc7 Kernel: Drivers & Random Smattering   Linux Kernel   2013-02-08
Features Coming In For The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2013-02-08
AMD Has Open-Source Driver For HD 8000 Series   AMD   2013-02-04
NVIDIA Continues Backing Open-Source Tegra Driver   NVIDIA   2013-02-03
AMD Radeon Driver Changes Coming For Linux 3.9   Radeon   2013-02-02
Linaro Puts Out Its First Release Of 2013   Free Software   2013-02-01
Linux 3.8-rc6 Kernel Is Bigger Than Linus Would Like   Linux Kernel   2013-02-01
239 News Stories & 20 Articles About Linux This Month   Phoronix   2013-01-31
Optimizing Mesa Performance With Compiler Flags   Mesa   2013-01-27
Linux 3.8-rc5 Kernel Quietly Released   Linux Kernel   2013-01-26
Intel Still Tidying Up Linux Support For Haswell   Intel   2013-01-26
Mageia 3 Beta 2 Is Ready For Testing   Operating Systems   2013-01-26
Intel Begins Publishing Linux Patches For "Avoton"   Intel   2013-01-25
Btrfs Still Working To Address Corruption Issue   Free Software   2013-01-23
HDA Intel Audio To Improve A Lot In Linux 3.9 Kernel   Intel   2013-01-18
Linux 3.8-rc4 Kernel: Things Are Calming Down   Linux Kernel   2013-01-18
There's Talk Again About Btrfs For Fedora   Fedora   2013-01-17
Intel Begins Making Graphics Changes For Linux 3.9   Linux Kernel   2013-01-11
Linux 3.8-rc3 Kernel: A Fairly Normal-Sized One   Linux Kernel   2013-01-10
R600 Gallium3D Now Does Buffer Copies With CP DMA   AMD   2013-01-09
Major Network Performance Regressions In Linux   Linux Kernel   2013-01-06
Linux 3.8-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2013-01-03
Nouveau Gets More Improvements For Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2012-12-30
Happy Holidays & What's Popular So Far This Month   Phoronix   2012-12-25
What Didn't Make The Cut For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-25
The Feature Overview For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-24
VIA DRM/KMS Driver Still Not Ready For Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2012-12-23
Hot-Data Tracking Still Baking For The Linux Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-22
F2FS File-System Merged Into Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   2012-12-22
Linux 3.8-rc1 Kernel Released: Lots Of New Stuff   Linux Kernel   2012-12-22
NVIDIA Publishes Their Next-Gen Tegra 4 Code   NVIDIA   2012-12-20
TI OMAP5 Support Comes To Their DRM Driver   Hardware   2012-12-20
Linux Kernel Still Picking Up AVX Optimizations   Linux Kernel   2012-12-19
Intel TurboStat Can Now Read CPU Temp, Wattage   Intel   2012-12-18
Linux Dynticks Being Extended For Performance Wins   Linux Kernel   2012-12-18
Balance NUMA Merged For Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-18
Btrfs Gets Improved Performance On Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   2012-12-17
EXT4 In Linux 3.8 Brings Inline Data, Seek Hole/Data   Linux Storage   2012-12-17
DRM Pull Request Goes In For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-17
Trying Out DRM-Next With Intel Sandy Bridge   Intel   2012-12-16
The 3.8 Kernel Is An Amazing Gift To Linux Users   Linux Kernel   2012-12-15
Linux Begins To Support IBM's Next-Gen POWER8   Hardware   2012-12-15
Radeon 3.8 DRM Picks Up Last Round Of Features   Radeon   2012-12-14
Security Problem Discovered In Btrfs File-System   Linux Storage   2012-12-14
Samsung Exynos DRM Prepares For New Kernel   Hardware   2012-12-14
Intel Makes Cryptography Faster On Linux   Linux Kernel   2012-12-14
Thunderbolt Support Still Has Problems On Linux   Hardware   2012-12-14
Linux Audio Driver Improvements On The Horizon   Linux Kernel   2012-12-14
Linux Begins To Support Windows 8 Multi-Touch   Hardware   2012-12-13
The Linux 3.8 Kernel Can Save A Lot Of RAM   Linux Kernel   2012-12-13
V4L2 Support For DMA-BUF Will Come In Linux 3.8   Hardware   2012-12-13
Intel Still Hacking On Atomic Mode-Setting / Flipping   Linux Kernel   2012-12-13
Zswap: Compressed Swap Caching For Linux   Linux Kernel   2012-12-12
AMD's A-Sync DMA Code Makes For Fast Performance   AMD   2012-12-12
Linux Kernel Drops Support For Old Intel 386 CPUs   Linux Kernel   2012-12-12
The Staging Pull Goes In For The Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-12
64-bit ARM/AArch64 Continues To Bake In Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2012-12-12
XFS File-System Gets Fixed Up In Linux 3.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   2012-12-11
ACPI Power Management Gets Improved In Linux 3.8   Linux Kernel   2012-12-11
Linux Works Towards True CPU Hotplug Support   Linux Kernel   2012-12-11
Linux 3.7 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2012-12-11
AMD Releases New Radeon Code: A-Sync DMA Engines   Radeon   2012-12-11
An Overview Of The Linux 3.7 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2012-12-09
Ubuntu Linux Considers Greater Usage Of zRAM   Ubuntu   2012-12-08