What’s new in Linux 4.4

Linus Torvalds has been a busy bee, working steadily on Linux 4.4. And now it has been released for Linux users to savor and enjoy. But what’s new in Linux 4.4 and why should you care about it?

SJVN reports on Linux 4.4 for ZDNet:

With 4.4, Linux now offers much improved support for Intel’s new Skylake processor family. Intel claims that Skylake has double the performance and triple the battery life of that five-year old laptop still in your bag because it’s “good enough.” Without deep operating system support, such as Linux now offers, that improved functionality is largely hidden.

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