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Linux 4.8 Articles & Reviews

AMDGPU-PRO 16.40 vs. Linux 4.8 + Mesa 13.1-dev Driver Comparison   Display Drivers   2016-10-31
NVIDIA 375.10 vs. Linux 4.8 + Mesa 13.1-dev AMD GPU Benchmarks   Graphics Cards   2016-10-24
Nouveau Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1-dev vs. NVIDIA OpenGL Performance   Display Drivers   2016-10-14
DDR4 Memory Speed Tests With The Core i7 6800K On Ubuntu Linux   Memory   2016-09-29
Testing The BCache SSD Cache For HDDs On Linux 4.8   Storage   2016-09-27
Intel Core i7 6800K Benchmarks On Ubuntu + Linux 4.8   Processors   2016-09-26
Windows 10 vs. Linux Radeon Software Performance, Including AMDGPU-PRO & RadeonSI   Operating Systems   2016-08-28
Linux 4.8 Intel P-State vs. CPUFreq Scaling Driver/Governor Benchmarks   Software   2016-08-25
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & NILFS2 HDD File-System Tests On Linux 4.8   Storage   2016-08-24
Nouveau Open-Source NVIDIA Tests On Linux 4.8, Mesa 12.1-dev   Display Drivers   2016-08-23
18-Way GPU Linux Benchmarks, Including The Radeon RX 460 & RX 470 On Open-Source   Graphics Cards   2016-08-10
The Many Exciting Features To The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Software   2016-08-07
Trying The Experimental Radeon RX 480 Overclocking With AMDGPU OverDrive Isn't Going So Well   Display Drivers   2016-07-10
Zenwalk Linux 4.8 Beta   Operating Systems   2007-09-01

Linux 4.8 Linux & Open-Source News

DragonFlyBSD Updates Its Intel Graphics Driver From Linux 4.8.17   BSD   2019-12-27
Tegra CEC Support & Other Media Updates For Linux 4.15   Multimedia   2017-11-16
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   2017-04-16
GLAMOR 2D Tests On Ubuntu 17.04 With X.Org Server 1.19   Ubuntu   2017-04-13
AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 Released With Ubuntu 16.04.2 Support   AMD   2017-04-07
Core i7 6800K Linux CPU Scaling Benchmarks With Ubuntu 16.10   Intel   2017-03-06
Debian Installer's 9.0 Stretch RC2 Released   Debian   2017-02-01
Intel GVT-G Starts Being Usable On Linux 4.10, But More Work Still Needed   Virtualization   2017-01-17
Debian Installer Stretch RC 1 Arrives, The /usr Merge Has Been Postponed   Debian   2017-01-15
A Look Back At Some Of The Best Features Added To The Linux Kernel In 2016   Linux Kernel   2017-01-01
Intel Iris Pro OpenGL Benchmarks On Debian 9 Testing   Debian   2017-01-01
Skylake Iris Pro Graphics: Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Antergos, Clear Linux Benchmarks   Clear Linux   2016-12-31
The Most Viewed Linux Kernel News Stories Of 2016   Linux Kernel   2016-12-30
VC4 Gallium3D Lands Some Minor Optimizations, 2016 Was Great For This RPi 3D Driver   Mesa   2016-12-30
Linux 4.10 Gets Microsoft Surface 3/4 Input, Wacom MobileStudio Pro   Linux Kernel   2016-12-14
Clear Linux Is Now Auto-Updating, Switches To Mesa 13.0   Clear Linux   2016-11-29
Intel Skylake OpenGL vs. Vulkan Numbers With The Latest ANV Mesa Changes   Vulkan   2016-11-23
Early Benchmarks Of AMDGPU DRM-Next Code For Linux 4.10   Radeon   2016-11-20
Reiser4 Now Available For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   2016-11-16
A Word Of Warning When Using AMDGPU-PRO On An Unsupported Kernel   AMD   2016-11-14
The Current RadeonSI Benefits Of Switching To Mesa 13.1-dev Git On Ubuntu 16.10   Ubuntu   2016-11-12
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Lands Mesa 13.0   SUSE   2016-11-10
Open-Source Radeon, Vulkan & Linux 4.8~4.9 Were October Hits   Phoronix   2016-11-01
How The AMD Polaris Open-Source Driver Performance Has Evolved Since Launch   Radeon   2016-10-30
This Mini $109 GTX 1050 Might Be Great For A HTPC / Living Room Steam Linux PC   NVIDIA   2016-10-25
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early 3.x Kernels   Linux Kernel   2016-10-23
Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More Systems   Linux Kernel   2016-10-21
Stable Linux Kernel Updates Roll Out To Address "Dirty COW" CVE   Linux Kernel   2016-10-20
Mad Max Appears To Work Fine With RadeonSI Gallium3D   Linux Gaming   2016-10-20
Linux 4.9 Is Showing Some Performance Improvements On A Core i7 6800K   Linux Kernel   2016-10-19
Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Linux Benchmarks - Mesa Git + Linux 4.9   Intel   2016-10-19
Linux 4.9 Kernel Tacks On Over 200k Lines Of Code   Linux Kernel   2016-10-18
Clear Linux Now Riding On Linux 4.8.1, Ships AVX2-Optimized Python   Clear Linux   2016-10-17
Ubuntu 16.10 Officially Released   Ubuntu   2016-10-13
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Lands Wayland 1.12, Qt 5.7   SUSE   2016-10-13
SMAF v10 Secure Memory Allocation Published, Too Late For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-04
BFS Updated For Linux 4.8, To Be Succeeded By New MuQSS Scheduler   Linux Kernel   2016-10-04
GNU Linux-libre 4.8-gnu Released, Deblobs More Drivers   GNU   2016-10-03
Linux 4.8 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-10-02
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-10-02
October Should Be Very Exciting For Linux Enthusiasts   Free Software   2016-10-02
Vim 8.0, macOS Sierra, Libreboot, & GCC Were Popular In September   Phoronix   2016-10-01
Ubuntu 16.10 Doesn't Change Much With Performance, Clear Linux Still Leads In Most Tests   Clear Linux   2016-09-29
Linux 4.8-rc8 Released: Linux 4.8 Next Weekend   Linux Kernel   2016-09-26
Testing Various HDDs & SSDs On Ubuntu With The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Hardware   2016-09-25
Enlightenment EFL Adds Atomic Modesetting, Nuclear Page-Flipping   Desktop   2016-09-23
Some Fresh Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1-dev OpenGL Benchmarks For Radeon GPUs   Mesa   2016-09-21
Linux 4.8-rc7 Kernel Released: Final In 1~2 Weeks   Linux Kernel   2016-09-18
Linux+Mesa Git Remains Problematic For Some Regressed R9 290 GPUs   AMD   2016-09-14
VirtualBox 5.1.6 Brings Many Fixes   Virtualization   2016-09-13
Linux 4.8-rc6 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-09-11
Linux 4.9 Planned As The Next LTS Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-09-06
Linux 4.8-rc5 Kernel Brings A Fair Number Of Changes   Linux Kernel   2016-09-04
Linux 4.8, AMDGPU, RADV & Google's Fuchsia OS Dominated This Month   Phoronix   2016-08-31
Some Quick Basic Gaming Tests With Wine/Wine-Staging vs. Linux vs. Windows   WINE   2016-08-30
Direct3D 11 vs. OpenGL vs. Vulkan Radeon Benchmarks On Windows & Linux   Radeon   2016-08-29
Linux 4.8-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-08-28
See How Your Linux System Compares To A $300 Broadwell-EP CPU That Lacks Turbo Boost   Intel   2016-08-28
It's Really Worthwhile For AMDGPU Users On Ubuntu 16.04 To Upgrade Their Kernel, Mesa   Radeon   2016-08-25
Linux 4.8 May Fix An Issue Of Some Laptops Burning Through Power While Suspended   Hardware   2016-08-25
AMDGPU In Linux 4.9 To Bring Virtual Display Support, Improved GPU Reset   Radeon   2016-08-24
Linux 4.8-rc3 Kernel Is Out   Linux Kernel   2016-08-21
10-Way Radeon/AMDGPU Benchmarks On Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1 Git   Radeon   2016-08-21
Skylake EDAC Driver Is A Late Addition To Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-08-21
August Has Been A Super Exciting Month So Far For Linux / Open-Source Users   Free Software   2016-08-21
Intel Skylake Multi-Screen Issues On Linux Still Happening   Intel   2016-08-21
Southern Islands AMDGPU Support Almost Ready To Roll   Radeon   2016-08-19
Dota 2 Vulkan vs. OpenGL Numbers For Intel Skylake On Linux 4.8 + Mesa 12.1-dev   Intel   2016-08-18
Btrfs RAID Tests On Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   2016-08-17
FreeBSD Catching Up To Linux DRM Graphics Drivers, In Sync With Git   BSD   2016-08-16
That Radeon Performance Regression For R9 290 Might Be Nailed   Radeon   2016-08-15
Linux 4.8-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-08-15
Intel Sends Its First Batch Of DRM-Next Updates For Linux 4.9   Intel   2016-08-12
Eight Features You Will Not Find In The Mainline Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-08-11
Open-Source AMD Polaris Audio Support Isn't Coming Until DAL Lands   Radeon   2016-08-09
Linux 4.8-rc1 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-08-07
XFS Reverse-Mapping Proposed For Linux 4.8: Getting Ready For New File-System Features   Linux Storage   2016-08-06
New SDIO WiFi Driver Added To Linux 4.8   Hardware   2016-08-06
Reboot Mode Driver Added To Linux 4.8 Kernel   Hardware   2016-08-06
The Speed Of Ubuntu 16.10 Currently Versus Ubuntu 16.04, Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2016-08-06
Btrfs Gets More Clean-Ups & Bug Fixes For Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   2016-08-05
KVM Changes Lined Up For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Virtualization   2016-08-02
AMDGPU Golden Setting Updates For Tonga / Iceland / Polaris / Carrizo / Stoney   Radeon   2016-08-02
The Big DRM Graphics Pull For Linux 4.8: AMDGPU OverDrive, Nouveau Pascal, ARM Mali Driver   Linux Kernel   2016-08-02
Raspberry Pi 3's BCM2837 SoC Now Supported By Mainline Linux 4.8   Raspberry Pi   2016-08-01
OrangeFS Picks Up Kernel-Side Caching   Linux Storage   2016-08-01
Networking Updates For Linux 4.8, QCA9888 Added To ath10k   Hardware   2016-08-01
The Features So Far To The Linux 4.8 Kernel: ACPI LPI, Security, Btrfs ENOSPC, HDMI CEC   Linux Kernel   2016-08-01
Btrfs ENOSPC Rework Lands For Linux 4.8, Boosts Throughput & Lowers Latency   Linux Storage   2016-07-31
NFS Client Sees Some Performance Improvements With Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   2016-07-31
The Linux Kernel Continues Prepping For POWER9 Support   Hardware   2016-07-31
New ASoC Sound Drivers & More For Linux 4.8   Multimedia   2016-07-31
More Last Minute AMDGPU/Radeon Changes For Linux 4.8   Radeon   2016-07-29
Some of The Other Pull Requests Arriving For Linux 4.8 This Week   Linux Kernel   2016-07-29
Microsoft Surface 3 Touchscreen & Other Input Improvements For Linux 4.8   Hardware   2016-07-27
BFQ Still Trying To Replace The CFQ I/O Scheduler In Linux   Linux Kernel   2016-07-27
F2FS & XFS See Changes For Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   2016-07-27
The "Intel Virtual Button" Driver Is Coming For Linux 4.8   Intel   2016-07-27
Linux 4.8 Bringing ACPI Low-Power Idle, Intel Denverton Support   Hardware   2016-07-27
Hardened Usercopy Protection Sent In For Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   2016-07-26
SMR Drive Support In Linux 4.8 To Be Further Improved   Linux Storage   2016-07-26
NVMe Over Fabrics (NVMeF) & Other Block Improvements For Linux 4.8   Linux Storage   2016-07-26
HDMI CEC Framework Finally Queued For Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   2016-07-26
Linux 4.8 Bringing Intel MPX Enhancements, Work Towards Virtually Mapped Kernel Stacks   Linux Kernel   2016-07-26
/dev/random Seeing Improvements For Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   2016-07-25
EXT4 Encryption To Be Unified In Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   2016-07-25
Linux 4.8 Implements ASLR For Kernel Memory Sections   Linux Kernel   2016-07-25
Linux 4.7 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2016-07-24
Hardened Usercopy Appears Ready To Be Merged For Linux 4.8   Linux Kernel   2016-07-24
QEMU 2.7 To Support New ARM Boards, Intel Graphics VFIO & More   Virtualization   2016-07-23
Intel Has More DRM Graphics Fixes Needed For Kabylake In Linux 4.7   Linux Kernel   2016-07-18
A Second Batch of AMDGPU Changes Readied For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Radeon   2016-07-16
Nouveau DRM Code Updated For Linux 4.8   Nouveau   2016-07-15
Intel Has A Final Round Of Graphics Updates For Linux 4.8, Broxton Is Ready   Linux Kernel   2016-07-14
Raspberry Pi VC4 DRM Changes For Linux 4.8   Raspberry Pi   2016-07-12
Just About 20 Lines Of Code Got Open-Source 3D Running On NVIDIA Pascal For Mesa   Mesa   2016-07-11
NVIDIA Provides A Surprise For Pascal GPU Owners Wanting Open-Source   NVIDIA   2016-07-11
Intel DRM-Next Performance Tests With Skylake (Linux 4.8)   Intel   2016-07-10
Trying The Radeon RX 480 & R9 Fury With The AMDGPU Code For Linux 4.8   Radeon   2016-07-09
Initial Open-Source GeForce GTX 1000 "Pascal" Nouveau Driver Support   Nouveau   2016-07-08
Radeon/AMDGPU Updates For The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Radeon   2016-07-08
"Radeon Settings" GUI Control Panel May Be Open-Sourced For AMD Linux Users   Radeon   2016-06-29
Linux 4.7-rc5 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-06-26
Some Of The AMDGPU Changes Being Worked On For Linux 4.8   Radeon   2016-06-26
More Mediatek DRM Display Work Is Coming For Linux 4.8   Hardware   2016-06-24
Intel Submits Another Batch Of DRM Graphics Driver Updates For Linux 4.8   Intel   2016-06-22
Ubuntu 16.10 Continues Planning For The Linux 4.8 Kernel   Ubuntu   2016-06-09
More DRM Code Gets Aligned For Linux 4.8 Via DRM-Next   Linux Kernel   2016-06-09
Intel Lands Its First Batch Of Graphics Driver Changes For Linux 4.8 Into DRM-Next   Intel   2016-06-02
Linux Gained Some Weight The Past Two Weeks: Around 200,000 Lines   Linux Kernel   2016-05-29
Linux 4.7 Adding DP++ Dongle Detection For The Intel DRM Driver   Hardware   2016-05-27
DRM Changes For Linux 4.7 Bring Four New ARM Drivers, AMD Polaris Support   Linux Kernel   2016-05-23
Trying Out The Experimental AMDGPU OverDrive Overclocking With The R9 Fury   Radeon   2016-05-17
An Ubuntu/Debian Kernel To Play With AMDGPU's OverDrive Overclocking Support   Radeon   2016-05-15
AMD Soon Might Have Out AMDGPU Support For The Original GCN GPUs   Radeon   2016-05-09
More Direct Rendering Manager Code Gets Aligned For Linux 4.7   Linux Kernel   2016-05-04
With Fermi Coming, NVIDIA Releases CUDA 3.0   NVIDIA   2010-03-21
AMD Releases Catalyst 9.6 For Linux   AMD   2009-06-15