Linux Kernel 3.18.31 LTS Introduces x86, Btrfs and EFIvarFS Changes, Many Fixes

Looking at the appended shortlog for Linux kernel 3.18.31 LTS, which will receive security patches and updates until January 2017, we can notice that a total of 180 files have been changed, with 1950 insertions and 809 deletions. Therefore, this is considered an important update for all users running a kernel from the Linux 3.18 series on their GNU/Linux operating systems.