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Linux Kernel Development Accelerates in 2017

 Linux continues to advance year-after-year with new kernel releases debuting at a steady rate, adding new lines of code and functionality. On Oct. 25, the Linux Foundation released its 2017 Linux Kernel Development Report detailing precisely how much the Linux kernel has advanced so far in 2017. The 31-page report, looks at the development trends from the Linux 4.8 kernel, which was released in October 2016, until the Linux 4.13 kernel, which debuted in September 2017.