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Linux 4.9 Articles & Reviews

Linux 4.11 File-System Tests: EXT4, F2FS, XFS & Btrfs   Storage   2017-04-23
Testing Nouveau's Open-Source NVIDIA Support On Linux 4.10 With NvBoost   Display Drivers   2017-01-05
31-Way NVIDIA GeForce / AMD Radeon Linux OpenGL Comparison - End-Of-Year 2016   Graphics Cards   2016-12-22
Btrfs Mount Option Benchmarks With The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Storage   2016-12-19
The Power Efficiency From A Radeon HD 4890 Through The RX 480 & R9 Fury   Graphics Cards   2016-12-19
2016 End-of-Year Open-Source Radeon Benchmarks With Linux 4.9, Mesa 13.1-dev On Many Different GPUs   Graphics Cards   2016-12-18
Dota 2 7.00 - Mesa 13.1-dev: OpenGL RadeonSI vs. Vulkan RADV   Linux Gaming   2016-12-16
Samsung 960 EVO NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux   Storage   2016-12-15
AMDGPU-PRO 16.50 vs. Mesa 13.1-dev + Linux 4.9 Radeon OpenGL   Display Drivers   2016-12-09
Intel Iris Pro OpenGL vs. Vulkan Benchmarks With Linux 4.9, Mesa 13.1-dev   Display Drivers   2016-12-06
Intel Kaby Lake HD Graphics 620 OpenGL/Vulkan Performance On Linux   Display Drivers   2016-11-10
Power Consumption & Efficiency Of The Linux Kernel For The Last Three Years   Software   2016-10-27
Linux 3.9 To Linux 4.9 Kernel Benchmarks: Testing The 21 Last Kernels   Software   2016-10-25
Radeon vs. Nouveau Open-Source Drivers On Mesa Git + Linux 4.9   Graphics Cards   2016-10-21
The Exciting Features Of The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Software   2016-10-17
Dota 2 Radeon OpenGL vs. Vulkan Performance With Mesa Git, Linux 4.9-rc1   Display Drivers   2016-10-16
AMDGPU vs. Radeon GCN 1.0/1.1 Performance On Linux 4.9 DRM-Next   Display Drivers   2016-10-04
Early Benchmarks Of The Linux 4.9 DRM-Next Radeon/AMDGPU Drivers   Display Drivers   2016-09-30

Linux 4.9 Linux & Open-Source News

Stable Updates Back To Linux 4.9 Released For Intel MMIO Stale Data Vulnerabilities   Linux Kernel   2022-06-16
Linux 5.10 LTS Will Only Be Maintained Until EOY 2022 Unless More Companies Step Up   Linux Kernel   2021-01-27
Devuan 2.1 Released - Still Delivering Debian 9 Without Systemd   Debian   2019-11-25
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In AMD Radeon Graphics Driver Code From Linux 4.9   BSD   2019-11-17
Linux 4.4 & 4.9 Kernels Get Back-Ported SWAPGS Protection   Linux Kernel   2019-08-11
Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code   Google   2018-11-17
ARM Is Very Busy In The Next Kernel With A Lot For NVIDIA Tegra, Snapdragon 835 & More   Arm   2018-10-30
Linux 4.14 LTSI Kernel Released For Longer-Term Support   Linux Kernel   2018-10-11
One Week Past Linux 4.18.0, The Linux 4.18.3 Kernel Is Already Out   Linux Kernel   2018-08-18
"SegmentSmack" Linux Network Bug Could Lead To Remote Denial of Service   Linux Kernel   2018-08-07
Debian 9.5 Released With Security Fixes, Updated Intel Microcode For Spectre V2   Debian   2018-07-14
Linux 4.9, 4.14, 4.16 Point Releases Bring SSBD For Spectre V4   Linux Security   2018-05-22
Linux 4.9.100, Linux 4.16.9 Bring More Spectre V1 Safeguards   Linux Kernel   2018-05-16
Linux 4.16 Reaches Its First Point Release With Over 30 Fixes   Linux Kernel   2018-04-08
Benchmarks Of Linux 4.14 On The Raspberry Pi   Raspberry Pi   2018-03-30
Raspberry Pi's Raspbian Finally Moves Up To Linux 4.14 Kernel   Raspberry Pi   2018-03-28
Android-x86 7.1-r1 Quietly Crept Out Last Month   Operating Systems   2018-03-09
Linux KPI-Based DRM Modules Now Working On FreeBSD 11   BSD   2018-02-18
GCC 7.3 Scheduled For Release On Thursday   GNU   2018-01-22
Retpoline Backported To Linux 4.9, Linux 4.14 Kernels   Linux Kernel   2018-01-15
FreeBSD Had A Busy Q3'2017 With AMD Zen Improvements, Intel iWARP   BSD   2017-12-26
Amazon Linux 2 Rolls Out For EC2, On-Site Virtual Machine Images   Operating Systems   2017-12-15
ROSA Desktop Fresh R10 Still Lets You Pick Between KDE 4 & Plasma 5   Operating Systems   2017-12-09
Glibc Rolls Out Support For Memory Protection Keys   Intel   2017-12-05
Android-x86 7.1-rc2 Now Supports NVMe SSDs, Better QEMU VirGL   Operating Systems   2017-10-22
Debian 9.2 Released   Debian   2017-10-07
Several ARM64 Changes Queued For Linux 4.14, VMAP_STACK Support   Arm   2017-09-05
Slackware Turns 24 Years Old   Operating Systems   2017-07-17
Mageia 6 Officially Released, Now Defaults To GRUB 2 & KDE Plasma 5   Operating Systems   2017-07-16
Benchmarking The Potato & Firefly: New ARM Linux Boards   Arm   2017-07-13
Debian Installer Stretch RC4 Released   Debian   2017-05-27
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests Dominated April   Phoronix   2017-04-30
Solus 2017.04.18 Brings Updates, Bulletproof Boot Management   Operating Systems   2017-04-18
Trying AMDGPU-PRO 17.10 On Ubuntu 17.04   Ubuntu   2017-04-16
OpenELEC Mediacenter OS 8.0 Released   Operating Systems   2017-04-10
Debian Installer Stretch RC3 Arrives   Debian   2017-04-10
NixOS 17.03 Switches To X.Org Server 1.19, KDE Plasma 5   Operating Systems   2017-04-01
An Experimental Ubuntu Kernel Build With AMDGPU DC/DAL   AMD   2017-03-07
Antergos 17.3 & Manjaro 17.0 Released   Arch Linux   2017-03-07
A New Development Build Of Mageia 6 Emerges   Operating Systems   2017-03-06
Valleyview & Cherryview To Get Atomic Mode-Setting Enabled   Intel   2017-03-04
AMD's Ryzen Will Really Like A Newer Linux Kernel   AMD   2017-02-26
openSUSE Tumbleweed Offers Transactional Update Support, KDE Plasma 5.9 Lands   SUSE   2017-02-06
AMDGPU "UMR" Debugger Open-Sourced   AMD   2017-02-04
OpenCL With An Intel Celeron: HD Graphics 610 / Kabylake GT1   Intel   2017-02-03
Raspberry Pi Gallium3D Driver Continues To Be Tweaked For Greater Performance   Mesa   2017-01-31
Ubuntu 17.04 Continues Prepping For Linux 4.10   Ubuntu   2017-01-25
Yes, Linux 4.9 Is A Long-Term Kernel Release   Linux Kernel   2017-01-19
Here's How To Setup Clear Linux For Intel Steam Linux Gaming   Clear Linux   2017-01-17
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
Linux 4.10-rc1 Gained 488k Lines, Kernel Up 1.9+ Million Lines For 2016   Linux Kernel   2016-12-26
Linux 4.10-rc1 Kernel Released As A Christmas Present From Torvalds   Linux Kernel   2016-12-25
Reiser4 Is Now Available For Linux 4.9, Mirror Code Almost Stable   Linux Storage   2016-12-23
Dota 2 7.00 Benchmarks - Intel Vulkan vs. OpenGL On Linux - Mesa 13.1 + Linux 4.9   Intel   2016-12-19
The Strange Behavior Of My Radeon R9 290 Is Still There   AMD   2016-12-18
The Latest Talos Principle Vulkan RADV & OpenGL RadeonSI With Mesa 13.1-dev   Linux Gaming   2016-12-17
10-Way AMD GPU Comparison For Team Fortress 2 With RadeonSI Mesa 13.1-dev   Linux Gaming   2016-12-16
The New Linux 4.10 Kernel Features So Far: AMD Zen, TBM3, More ARM   Linux Kernel   2016-12-16
December Has Been A Very Exciting Month So Far For Linux/OSS Enthusiasts   Hardware   2016-12-15
Greg KH Sends Out Linux 4.10 Updates: 1,000+ Staging Changes, Functional Dependencies   Linux Kernel   2016-12-13
Getting Lucky With An AMD GCN Graphics Card For Just $15 USD   Hardware   2016-12-13
Dota 2 7.00 Appears To Have Some OpenGL Performance Improvements   Valve   2016-12-12
Fresh AMDGPU+RadeonSI Benchmarks Of Tomb Raider, Shadow of Mordor, Warhammer   Linux Gaming   2016-12-12
The Linux 4.9 Kernel Is Around 22.3 Million Lines   Linux Kernel   2016-12-11
MuQSS CPU Scheduler Released For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-12-11
Linux 4.9 Kernel Officially Released   Linux Kernel   2016-12-11
DragonFlyBSD's i915 Intel DRM Driver Updated To Match Linux 4.5   BSD   2016-12-10
More Radeon/AMDGPU Fixes For Linux 4.10 Ahead Of The Merge Window   AMD   2016-12-10
Atomic Mode-Setting Updated For Wayland's Weston   Wayland   2016-12-10
The Best Features Of The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-12-07
Nouveau Queues Up Last Minute Updates For Linux 4.10   Nouveau   2016-12-06
Linux 4.9-rc8 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-12-04
Forum Spam/Filtering Redesign; 300+ Linux News/Articles/Reviews For November   Phoronix   2016-12-01
Ubuntu 17.04 Likely To Settle On Linux 4.10, Release On 13 April   Ubuntu   2016-11-29
Fresh Haswell & Skylake OpenGL vs. Vulkan Benchmarks On Linux 4.9, Mesa 13.1-dev   Intel   2016-11-28
Linux 4.9-rc7 Kernel Released: Final In 1~2 Weeks   Linux Kernel   2016-11-27
The Very Latest RadeonSI Git Code Provides Minor Benefits For Total War: WARHAMMER   Linux Gaming   2016-11-26
Linux 4.9-rc6 Released, Final Might Be Pushed Back By Another Week   Linux Kernel   2016-11-20
Early Benchmarks Of AMDGPU DRM-Next Code For Linux 4.10   Radeon   2016-11-20
Linux 4.9 Has Tear-Free PRIME Offloading Between Intel & AMDGPU   AMD   2016-11-20
GTX 1060 vs. RX 480 - The ~$200 GPU Decision For Linux Gamers   Hardware   2016-11-19
AMDGPU & Radeon DDX Updated - Better 2D Performance, Tear Free, DRI3 Default   X.Org   2016-11-17
Looking Forward To The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-11-16
Reiser4 Now Available For Linux 4.8 Kernel   Linux Storage   2016-11-16
Linux 4.9-rc5 Released, 4.9 On Track For Possible Release In Three Weeks   Linux Kernel   2016-11-13
The Current RadeonSI Benefits Of Switching To Mesa 13.1-dev Git On Ubuntu 16.10   Ubuntu   2016-11-12
Nouveau Needs Help Testing Their New Atomic Mode-Setting Support   Nouveau   2016-11-06
Linux 4.9-rc4 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-11-05
Nouveau DRM Driver Progressing With Atomic Mode-Setting, DP MST   Nouveau   2016-11-04
Many AMDGPU & Other DRM Fixes Queued For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-11-03
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
The Least Reliable USB 3.0 SATA Disk Enclosure I've Encountered With Linux   Hardware   2016-10-30
Linux 4.9-rc3 Kernel Released With Various Fixes   Linux Kernel   2016-10-29
Initial Nouveau DRM Changes Queued For Linux 4.10   Nouveau   2016-10-28
AMDGPU In Linux 4.10 To Have Better Power Management, New VM Manager   Radeon   2016-10-27
The Idle Power Use Of The Past 19 Linux Kernel Releases   Linux Kernel   2016-10-27
Linux 4.9 I/O Scheduler Benchmarks On A SSD: Noop vs. CFQ vs. Deadline   Linux Storage   2016-10-25
Trying The Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Patches On Linux 4.9 With A Core i7 6800K Broadwell-E   Linux Kernel   2016-10-24
Intel Sends In First Graphics Driver Changes For Linux 4.10   Linux Kernel   2016-10-24
Linux 4.9-rc2 Kernel Released   Linux Kernel   2016-10-23
How Ubuntu 16.10 With Linux 4.8/4.9 Compares To Early 3.x Kernels   Linux Kernel   2016-10-23
Intel Cache Allocation Technology / RDT Still Baking For Linux   Linux Kernel   2016-10-23
"LRNG" Patches Posted To Implement New /dev/random For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-23
Linux 4.9 Is Showing A Performance Boost On More Systems   Linux Kernel   2016-10-21
Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Patches Updated For Linux 4.9   Intel   2016-10-20
Linux 4.9 Is Showing Some Performance Improvements On A Core i7 6800K   Linux Kernel   2016-10-19
Linux 4.10 To Expose EFI Framebuffer Configuration   Linux Kernel   2016-10-19
Intel OpenGL vs. Vulkan Linux Benchmarks - Mesa Git + Linux 4.9   Intel   2016-10-19
Features You Won't Find In The Linux 4.9 Mainline Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-10-19
Linux 4.9 Kernel Tacks On Over 200k Lines Of Code   Linux Kernel   2016-10-18
Linux 4.9-rc1 Kernel Released Early   Linux Kernel   2016-10-15
Additional P-State Change For Linux 4.9 May Boost Intel Atom Performance   Hardware   2016-10-14
Another Fun Day In Mesa Git: RADV, NVC0, RadeonSI   Mesa   2016-10-13
UBIFS Supports OverlayFS In Linux 4.9, Readying UBI For MLC Support   Linux Storage   2016-10-13
KThread Improvements Coming To Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-13
XFS Adds Shared Data Extents For Linux 4.9   Linux Storage   2016-10-12
DRM Driver Changes Sent In For Linux 4.9, Sadly No Changes For Nouveau   Hardware   2016-10-11
Btrfs Gets Fixes For Linux 4.9, Linux 4.10 To Be More Exciting   Linux Storage   2016-10-11
NVDIMM Updates For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Hardware   2016-10-11
Perf Subsystem Updates Submitted For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-09
Memory Protection Keys Support Finished Up In Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-08
Linux 4.9 Adds Support For 29 New ARM Machines, Includes Raspberry Pi Zero & LG Nexus 5   Arm   2016-10-08
Linux MD RAID Gets Some Improvements For 4.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   2016-10-08
Intel Integrated Sensor Hub (ISH) Support In Linux 4.9 Kernel   Intel   2016-10-07
Linux 4.9: F2FS Gets Performance Enhancements, EXT4 Gets Fixes   Linux Storage   2016-10-07
Xen & KVM Changes Line Up For Linux 4.9   Virtualization   2016-10-06
Here's An Ubuntu/Debian Kernel To Play With AMDGPU On GCN 1.0/1.1 GPUs   Radeon   2016-10-06
While Google's Ara Modular Phone Is Dead, Greybus Still Appears To Have A Future   Hardware   2016-10-06
New Elan Touchsceeen Driver, GPIO Decoder For "Input" On Linux 4.9   Hardware   2016-10-06
XFS File-System Updates For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Storage   2016-10-06
Sound Updates For Linux 4.9: Skylake Audio Still Being Tuned   Hardware   2016-10-05
Staging Update For Linux 4.9 Is Heavy With Adding Greybus, Raspberry Pi VCHIQ   Linux Kernel   2016-10-05
FUSE Supports POSIX ACLs In Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-05
Regressed R9 290 Isn't Affected By Issue When Using AMDGPU DRM Driver   Radeon   2016-10-04
SMAF v10 Secure Memory Allocation Published, Too Late For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   2016-10-04
OverlayFS SELinux Support For Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-10-04
Libdrm 2.4.71 Released, Adds Etnaviv, AMDGPU SI Support   Mesa   2016-10-03
Scheduler Changes Published For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-10-03
Mellanox Platform Support Coming In Linux 4.9   Hardware   2016-10-03
Linux 4.9 On x86_64 To Support Vmapped Stacks   Linux Kernel   2016-10-03
EFI Test Driver Added To The Mainline Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-10-03
Linux 4.9's CPUFreq To Make Greater Use Of Scheduler Info, IOWait Boosting   Hardware   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
DRM-Next Gets Ready For The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2016-09-28
RADV Vulkan Driver Can Now Correctly Render Talos Principle   Vulkan   2016-09-27