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Linux Kernel 4.4.25 LTS Is a Small Update with PowerPC, ARM, and x86 Changes

Linux kernel 4.4.25 LTS arrives one week after the release of Linux kernel 4.4.24 LTS, and, according to the appended shortlog and the diff from the previous version, it changes a total of 27 files, with 313 insertions and 137 deletions, which makes it a small update with only a handful of improvements and bug fixes to several hardware architectures and drivers. Looking at the changes, Linux kernel 4.4.25 LTS adds small improvements to the ARM, PowerPC (PPC), x86, and MIPS hardware architectures, updated CPUIdle, MFD, and character drivers, an various minor enhancements to the sound stack, especially to the ALSA sound driver, as well as a couple of security related fixes and some core kernel cleanup.