Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced that the Linux 4.16 kernel has reached end of life.
As reported by Softpedia News, Linux 4.16.18 has been released – and it is the last maintenance update in the series.
Kroah-Hartman has told users to therefore upgrade to the Linux 4.17 kernel series.
“This is the LAST 4.16.y kernel release. This branch is now end-of-life. Please move to the 4.17.y kernel now,” he stated in his announcement.
Linux kernel 4.16.18 changes 71 files, with 497 insertions and 209 deletions, added the report.