Linux Kernel 4.5 Gets Its First Point Release, Receives Hundreds of Improvements

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Today, April 12, 2016, renowned Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of the first maintenance build of the Linux 4.5 kernel series.

We’ve been asked several times in the last couple of weeks when Linux kernel 4.5 will get its first point release, version 4.5.1. So here it is, and just by looking at the appended shortlog, we can tell that it’s a big one, bringing changes to a total of 230 files, with 2,358 insertions and 1,265 deletions.

“I’m announcing the release of the 4.5.1 kernel. All users of the 4.5 kernel series must upgrade,” said Greg Kroah-Hartman. 

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