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Intel Develops Linux 'Software GPU' That's ~29-51x Faster

Wednesday 11th of November 2015 11:52:35 PM

Report: Red Hat Buying DevOps Startup Ansible

Tuesday 10th of November 2015 07:52:40 PM

KDE Turns 19

Saturday 7th of November 2015 03:52:54 PM

Fedora 23 Final May Release As Planned On October 27

Friday 6th of November 2015 01:52:58 PM

Pushing the Limits of Network Traffic With Open Source

Thursday 5th of November 2015 06:53:03 AM

Linus: '2016 Will Be the Year of the ARM Laptop'

Tuesday 3rd of November 2015 09:53:09 PM

Debian Dropping Linux Standard Base

Monday 2nd of November 2015 02:53:16 AM

Ubuntu Plans To Make ZFS File-System Support Standard On Linux

Monday 2nd of November 2015 12:53:17 AM

Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel

Friday 30th of October 2015 06:53:27 PM

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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Continues To Focus On The Linux 4.4 Kernel

Ubuntu's kernel team continues to be focused on having Linux 4.4 for Ubuntu 16.04. Linux 4.4 is their target for the "Xenial Xerus" since Ubuntu 16.04 is to be a Long-Term Support release and the upstream 4.4 kernel is also being maintained as a long-term release too. Additionally, Linux 4.5 would come too close to the April debut of Ubuntu 16.04 that the developers wouldn't feel comfortable, particularly for an LTS release. Read more