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Linux 4.6 Articles & Reviews

Which Linux Distribution Boots The Fastest? An 11-Way Linux Comparison   Operating Systems   2017-11-25
Btrfs Mount Option Benchmarks With The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Storage   2016-12-19
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & F2FS On Linux 4.6 Through 4.9   Storage   2016-12-17
AMDGPU-PRO Beta 2 vs. Mesa 11.3 + Linux 4.6: Very Competitive For Linux Gamers   Display Drivers   2016-05-24
Radeon Linux 4.6 + Mesa 11.3 vs. NVIDIA Linux Performance & Perf-Per-Watt   Graphics Cards   2016-05-18
Power & Performance Tests With Fedora 24 Beta, Linux 4.6 Kernel   Operating Systems   2016-05-17
AMDGPU DRM For Linux 4.7 Will Bring Some Performance Boosts For The R9 Fury   Display Drivers   2016-05-15
Nouveau Kepler On Linux 4.6 vs. NVIDIA's 364 Proprietary Driver   Display Drivers   2016-04-04
Nouveau Kepler vs. Maxwell Performance On Linux 4.6 + Mesa 11.3-dev   Display Drivers   2016-03-30
Radeon + AMDGPU Performance On Linux 4.6   Display Drivers   2016-03-29
The NVIDIA GTX 900 Series Performance On The Open-Source Nouveau Driver   Display Drivers   2016-03-28
Linux 4.6 Set To Bring A Significant Number Of New Features   Software   2016-03-26
Zenwalk Live 4.6   Operating Systems   2007-07-07

Linux 4.6 Linux & Open-Source News

Initial Batch Of Radeon Graphics Driver Changes For Linux 5.7   Radeon   2020-02-27
PowerPC Memory Protection Keys In For Linux 4.16, Power Has Meltdown Mitigation In 4.15   Linux Kernel   2018-01-22
Linux 4.15, Distro Performance & Open-Source Radeon Excitement Ends November   Phoronix   2017-11-30
Looking At The Power Use From Linux 4.6 To Linux 4.15   Hardware   2017-11-22
Ubuntu Boot Times From Linux 4.6 To 4.15 Kernels   Linux Kernel   2017-11-21
DragonFlyBSD 4.8 Released With Performance Improvements, EFI Support & More   BSD   2017-03-27
AMD's Ryzen Will Really Like A Newer Linux Kernel   AMD   2017-02-26
Linux 4.9/4.10, Solaris Rumors, Graphics Driver News Ended Out 2016   Phoronix   2017-01-02
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The Linux Kernel In 2016   Linux Kernel   2017-01-01
The Most Viewed Linux Kernel News Stories Of 2016   Linux Kernel   2016-12-30
Synaptics Input Being Better Enhanced With Linux 4.10   Hardware   2016-12-17
The Idle Power Use Of The Past 19 Linux Kernel Releases   Linux Kernel   2016-10-27
ZFSOnLinux 0.6.5.8 Now Supports The Latest Linux Kernels   Linux Storage   2016-09-10
What's Been Going On With CPUFreq & The Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2016-08-23
That Radeon Performance Regression For R9 290 Might Be Nailed   Radeon   2016-08-15
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Released With Mesa 12.0, F2FS Support   Operating Systems   2016-08-13
OrangeFS Picks Up Kernel-Side Caching   Linux Storage   2016-08-01
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 RC1 Released   Operating Systems   2016-07-19
GCC 6 & Mesa 12.0 Land In Tumbleweed, 42.2 Leap To Have GNOME 3.20   SUSE   2016-07-14
Intel DRM-Next Performance Tests With Skylake (Linux 4.8)   Intel   2016-07-10
Debian 8.5 vs. Debian Testing Benchmarks - July 2016   Debian   2016-07-08
Debian Installer Stretch Alpha 7 Released   Debian   2016-07-04
Mageia 6 "Sta1" Release Ships, Finally Switches To GRUB2   Operating Systems   2016-07-01
OpenMandriva Lx 3.0 Beta 2 Released   Operating Systems   2016-06-27
A Significant Linux 4.7 Kernel Performance Regression Has Now Been Resolved   Linux Kernel   2016-06-26
Why The R9 290 & Other Select Radeon GPUs Are Performing Miserably On Linux 4.7   Radeon   2016-06-20
On Linux 4.6, Some Fresh RadeonSI Mesa 11.2 vs. Mesa Git Benchmarks   Mesa   2016-06-01
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Soon Switching To Linux 4.6, Clear Linux Already On 4.6   Clear Linux   2016-06-01
AMDGPU, Dota 2 Vulkan, NVIDIA Pascal Were Wowing Linux Users   Phoronix   2016-05-31
17-Way NVIDIA Binary vs. AMD Open-Source Linux 4.6 / Mesa Git Driver Tests   Hardware   2016-05-31
Fresh 10-Way GeForce Linux Benchmarks With The NVIDIA 367.18 Driver   NVIDIA   2016-05-30
Linux Gained Some Weight The Past Two Weeks: Around 200,000 Lines   Linux Kernel   2016-05-29
Reiser4 Is Now Available For Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   2016-05-26
Intel's P-State Driver Does Seem To Be In Bad Shape On Linux 4.6~4.7   Intel   2016-05-24
AMDGPU-PRO BETA 2 Driver Is Playing Nicely On Ubuntu 16.04 With The R9 Fury   Radeon   2016-05-23
ACPI 6.1, CPUFreq Schedutil Provide Power Fun For Linux 4.7   Linux Kernel   2016-05-16
Linux 4.6 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2016-05-15
GrSecurity: The Truth About Linux 4.6 [Security]   Linux Security   2016-05-15
An Early Look Ahead At The Linux 4.7 Features Expected For The Merge Window   Linux Kernel   2016-05-15
Six Interesting Features Of The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-05-15
CPU & GPU Buffer Sharing With DMA-BUF In Linux 4.6   Intel   2016-05-14
ZFS On Linux 0.6.5.7 Brings Linux 4.6 Support, Bug Fixes   Linux Storage   2016-05-14
Here's An Ubuntu Kernel For Trying Out AMDGPU/Radeon Changes Of Linux 4.7   Radeon   2016-05-13
FreeBSD Is Pursuing A Compatibility Layer To Make It Easier To Run Linux DRM Drivers   BSD   2016-05-12
Trying The Padoka PPA For The Latest RadeonSI Experience On Ubuntu 16.04   Radeon   2016-05-12
There Is Less Than One Month To Go Until Phoronix Turns 12: Big Articles Ahead   Phoronix   2016-05-10
CPUFreq's New Scaling Governor Is Coming For Linux 4.7   Linux Kernel   2016-05-10
Linux 4.6-rc7 Released: Linux 4.6 Likely Due Next Week   Linux Kernel   2016-05-08
Trying Out Beignet For Intel OpenCL On Ubuntu 16.04, Still No OpenCL 2.0 For Beignet   Intel   2016-05-05
DRI3 On (X)Ubuntu 16.04 Still isn't Enough For Intel Graphics To Compete With Others   Ubuntu   2016-05-04
Linux 4.6-rc6 Kernel Released, Codenamed "Charred Weasel"   Linux Kernel   2016-05-01
Linux 4.6-rc5 Is Another Fairly Calm Weekly Kernel Update   Linux Kernel   2016-04-24
Notable Fixes Queue Up For Radeon/AMDGPU & Intel DRM For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-04-21
Possible SATA Power Management Improvements For Linux   Hardware   2016-04-18
Linux 4.6-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-04-17
Linux 4.6-rc3 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-04-10
The Linux Kernel Continued Growing In 2016Q1: +500k L.O.C.   Linux Kernel   2016-04-07
A Number Of Radeon & AMDGPU Fixes Queue Up For Linux 4.6   Radeon   2016-04-06
Linux 4.6-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-04-03
Linux 4.7 Will Bring Intel Color Manager, Changes Needed For Vulkan On Haswell   Linux Kernel   2016-04-01
Raspberry Pi 3, Linux 4.6 & AMDGPU Were Popular Among Our 300+ Articles This Month   Premium   2016-03-31
There Is A Steam Linux Game Where Nouveau On Kepler Is Outperforming NVIDIA's Blob   Nouveau   2016-03-31
Has Power Management Improved With The Updates To Fedora 23?   Fedora   2016-03-29
Linux 4.6-rc1 Kernel Benchmarks On A Xeon E5 Haswell   Intel   2016-03-28
Fedora's Rawhide Nodebug Kernel Is Now On Linux 4.6   Fedora   2016-03-28
Linux 4.6-rc1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-03-26
OrangeFS Lands In Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-26
BUS1 Documentation Published As The New Alternative To KDBUS   Linux Kernel   2016-03-26
More Power Management Updates Queue Up For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-25
It Doesn't Look Like That New In-Kernel Debugger Will Be Added For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-25
Power-Saving FBC For Intel Skylake Is Still Baking On Linux   Intel   2016-03-24
AMD Polaris Support Already Lands In LLVM   LLVM   2016-03-24
Linux 4.6 Will Fix A Bug Where Some Laptops Are Always Throttled With Bad Performance   Hardware   2016-03-24
Dell & Alienware Laptop Improvements Coming For Linux 4.6   Hardware   2016-03-23
It's Easy Now Getting GeForce GTX 900 Graphics Cards Running On Open-Source Nouveau   Nouveau   2016-03-23
AMD Publishes Initial Open-Source Driver Code For Next-Gen Polaris   AMD   2016-03-23
Btrfs File-System Updates For Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   2016-03-22
The Features That Landed So Far In The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-22
GTX 900 3D Support, AMDGPU Reset & Other Exciting DRM Highlights   Linux Kernel   2016-03-21
Linux 4.6 Will Try To Make It Easier To Find Assembly Code Bugs   Linux Kernel   2016-03-21
Many XFS File-System Changes With Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   2016-03-21
A Bunch Of New ARM Hardware Will Be Supported With Linux 4.6   Arm   2016-03-20
More USB 3.1 Work Heading To Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-20
F2FS File-System Being Further Enhanced With Linux 4.6   Linux Storage   2016-03-20
CGroup Namespaces Support Set For Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-20
Many Networking Improvements Are Inbound For Linux 4.6   Hardware   2016-03-19
Linux 4.6 Adding Synaptics RMI4 To Better Handle Touchscreens, Touchpads   Hardware   2016-03-19
Linux 4.6 To Support Runtime Power Management Of AHCI Controllers   Hardware   2016-03-19
Linux 4.6 Begins Laying The Foundation For POWER9   Hardware   2016-03-18
Linux 4.6 Staging Has 1600+ Patches, ~400 Patches From Outreachy   Linux Kernel   2016-03-18
Skylake Audio Still Being Tuned In Linux 4.6   Multimedia   2016-03-18
Many 64-bit ARM Improvements Heading For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-17
HID Driver Updates For Linux 4.6: Several Logitech, Microsoft Improvements   Microsoft   2016-03-17
Memory Protection Keys (MPK) Submitted For Linux 4.6   Intel   2016-03-17
EFI Security Improvements & More For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-17
EXT4 For Linux 4.6 Brings Some Scalability & Performance Improvements   Linux Storage   2016-03-16
Fedora 24 Will Ship With Linux 4.5 Kernel, Linux 4.6 To Be Offered As Update   Fedora   2016-03-16
A New Governor Continues To Be Worked On For Linux Kernel's CPUFreq   Linux Kernel   2016-03-16
More Complex Assembly Code Gets Ported To C In Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-15
CPUFreq & P-State Go Through A Redesign With Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-15
A New, In-Kernel Debugger Proposed For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-15
Linux 4.6 To Offer Faster Raspberry Pi 3D Performance   Raspberry Pi   2016-03-14
KVM Changes Ready For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Hardware   2016-03-14
Linux 4.6 Will Improve The Security Of 32-bit Programs   Linux Kernel   2016-03-14
Scheduler Improvements Published For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-14
GeForce GTX 900 Series Open-Source Support Is Ready For Linux 4.6   Nouveau   2016-03-14
Linux 4.5 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2016-03-14
Mesa 11.2 Features For When It's Released Very Soon   Mesa   2016-03-12
Linux 4.5 Appears To Slightly Lower Power Use, But Linux 4.6 Will Be Even Better   Linux Kernel   2016-03-12
NVIDIA Is Working Towards Open-Source Re-Clocking Support On The Tegra X1   NVIDIA   2016-03-11
Some Of The Graphics Driver Improvements Coming For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-03-11
A Few More AMDGPU Changes Line Up For Linux 4.6   Radeon   2016-03-10
Intel Linux 4.6 Graphics Updates Have FBC/PSR, More Atomic Display Work   Linux Kernel   2016-03-10
AMDGPU Get More Fixes Ahead Of Linux 4.6 Merge Window   Radeon   2016-03-08
Etnaviv DRM Driver Gets Some Improvements For Linux 4.6   Hardware   2016-03-07
Linux 4.5-rc7 Released: Linux 4.5 Final Likely Next Week   Linux Kernel   2016-03-06
Freedreno MSM Driver Lands New Support For Linux 4.6   Linux Kernel   2016-03-06
Linux 4.6 Will Enable Intel FBC & PSR By Default To Reduce Power Consumption   Intel   2016-03-05
NVIDIA Sends Out Revised Secure Boot Patches For Nouveau   NVIDIA   2016-02-24
NVIDIA's Signed Firmware Blobs Land In Linux-Firmware Git   Nouveau   2016-02-23
Initial AMDGPU Features Lining Up For The Linux 4.6 Kernel   Radeon   2016-02-18
That Was Fast: GM20x Maxwell Support Already Hitting Mesa   Nouveau   2016-02-16
Nouveau Developers Already Got 3D Games Running On Maxwell GPUs   Nouveau   2016-02-15
NVIDIA Releases Initial Signed Firmware Images For GTX 900 Series Open-Source Support   NVIDIA   2016-02-15
Linux 4.6 Will Finally Bring GPU Switching For Pre-Retina MacBook Pros   Linux Kernel   2016-02-12
AMD's Massive New DAL Display Driver Is Facing An Uphill Battle   AMD   2016-02-12
AMD Sends Out Patches For New AMDGPU DAL Display Driver, Adds 93k Lines Of Code   Radeon   2016-02-11
The Latest Intel Graphics Code Lands In DRM-Next For Linux 4.6   Intel   2016-02-11
PMU Engine Counter Support For Nouveau, Needed For Dynamic Reclocking   Nouveau   2016-02-08
Open-Source AMD Iceland/Topaz Support No Longer Considered Experimental   AMD   2016-02-02
Adreno 430 Support Coming To Freedreno's MSM DRM Driver   Hardware   2016-02-02
NVIDIA Publishes Nouveau Patches For Secure Boot, Unified Firmware Loading   NVIDIA   2016-01-18
GPU Reset Patches Published For AMDGPU DRM Driver   Radeon   2016-01-15
The Allwinner A10 DRM Display Engine Support Revised   Hardware   2016-01-15
Next-Gen Media Controller Support Going Into Linux 4.5   Linux Kernel   2016-01-12
How To Use AMDGPU PowerPlay On The Linux 4.5 Kernel   Radeon   2015-12-23