Scientific Linux 7 Alpha Arrives, Based On RHEL 7
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 4 July 2014 at 08:25 AM EDT. 2 Comments
Scientific Linux, the distribution developed by produced by the Fermi Laboratory and CERN as a derivative of the open Red Hat Enterprise Linux code-base, is preparing for their RHEL7 re-spin.

Scientific Linux 7 Alpha is out today based on the recent RHEL7 release with a focus on scientific computing. With this alpha release the SL add-ons aren't all included and the developers are still deciding on the packages/utilities to be included in the release.

The release announcement along with all of the initial details about Scientific Linux 7 Alpha can be found via the project's development list.
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