28/07/2016

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Linux Kernel 4.6.5 and Kernel 4.4.16 released

TuxJust after a couple of weeks,Linux Kernel 4.6.4 and 4.6.15 release was announced,here comes the next release in both series of Linux kernel 4.6 and 4.4.
Both the releases are to bring fixes and improvements in performance.There are some workarounds made in GPU drivers,Wireless,USB,Sound and others can be checked in the change log,Of Course.
In the Kernel 4.6.5 there are 220 files changed,1754 files inserted newly and 998 deletations are made.On the other hand,Linux kernel 4.4.16 has 156 files are changed,1475 insetations and 845 deletations are notified as per the announcement.

As announced by Greg KH(Greg Kroah-Hartman):
 I'm announcing the release of the 4.6.5 kernel.
All users of the 4.6 kernel series must upgrade.

The updated 4.6.y git tree can be found at:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.6.y
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary

and  I'm announcing the release of the 4.4.16 kernel.

All users of the 4.4 kernel series must upgrade.

The updated 4.4.y git tree can be found at:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.4.y
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary
Linux Kernel 4.7 has already made its way to final release,many have already upgraded to the latest Linux kernel.But if you are on either of 4.6.X and 4.4.X then you should must make a upgrade to get the latest one.
Source Announcement 4.6.5 | 4.4.16

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