This is the time of year when Linux distribution releases start to slow down (just a bit), but there have been several noteworthy recent releases to recognize before 2017 starts.
From the enterprise to embedded and everything in-between
While the jump from Linux 2.4 to 2.6 was a big one, every major Linux kernel renumbering has been arbitrary.
Linux 4.8 hits stable, but it included a bug that Linus Torvalds said should never have landed.
Lots of incremental updates
- Linux Top 3: Fedora 25, openSUSE 42.2 and Zorin OS 12
- Linux Top 3: RHEL 7.3, Ubuntu Core 16 and 4MLinux 20.0
- Linux 5.0 Kernel is Coming in 2017
- Linux 4.8 Debuts - But Maybe It Shouldn't Have
- Linux Top 3: Tails 2.6, Android-x86 6.0 and Deepin 15.3
- Linux Top 3: Porteus Kiosk 4.1, 4MLinux 19 and TrueOS