Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 Beta Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Red Hat on 29 October 2008 at 03:29 PM EDT. 6 Comments
Late last night Red Hat had announced the beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3. This development version of the next RHEL adds in many virtualization enhancements, NetworkManager 0.7 integration, stable open-source ATI R400/500 support through xf86-video-ati (and its Mesa component), SystemTap integration, many new kernel features, a horde of new kernel drivers, and many other changes.

Provided as a technology preview in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 will be Compiz support for the desktop with AIGLX support, and GCC 4.3.

The release announcement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 can be read on the Red Hat mailing list.
About The Author
Author picture

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 Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

Related Red Hat News
Popular News
Trending Reviews & Featured Articles