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Linux Kernel 4.11 Could Land on April 23 as Linus Torvalds Announces Seventh RC

Linux kernel 4.11 RC7 is here, as expected, one week after the previous Release Candidate build, and, according to Linus Torvalds’ announcement, it could also be the last in the series, marking the end of the development cycle for Linux kernel 4.11, which could land as soon as next week if nothing surprising, unexpected happens. The seventh Release Candidate of the Linux 4.11 kernel doesn’t appear to be much bigger thatn any of the previous RCs, shipping with mostly updated drivers, improvements for the ARM, IA64, PA-RISC and x86 hardware architectures, as well as various bug fixes to the Btrfs, CIFS, and OrangeFS filesystems.