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Scientific Linux 7.0 Alpha 2 Is Ready For Testing

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Published on 12 July 2014 08:18 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The second alpha release to Scientific Linux 7.0 is now available for user testing.

Succeeding the initial Scientific Linux 7.0 Alpha from earlier this month is the second alpha that has various package updates / fixes for this OS that's derived from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 code-base.

Those interested in early testing of Scientific Linux 7.0 can find information via the Scientific mailing list.

In case you missed it, this week I got out some Scientific Linux 7.0 and CentOS 7.0 benchmarks compared to Fedora and Ubuntu for reference purposes.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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