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Thanks to recent work on systemd's logind, it's now possible to install the X.Org Server binary without suid root rights while having everything work correctly, assuming you are using KMS drivers.
5 March 2014 - logind - 9 Comments
Red Hat's latest open-source contribution to the Linux community is Kpatch, yet another means of dynamic patching for the Linux kernel.
4 March 2014 - KPatch - 19 Comments
Videos from the DevConf.cz conference that happened earlier this month in Brno, Czech Republic, are now available online from the Red Hat focused event.
25 February 2014 - DevConf.cz - 1 Comment
The virt-manager software for Linux virtual machine management that was initially developed by Red Hat, but is found widely throughout the Linux ecosystem on nearly every major Linux distribution, has finally reached version 1.0.
15 February 2014 - virt-manager - 24 Comments
Cockpit is a new project out of Red Hat that is a new graphical interface for handling Linux server administration needs. The Cockpit UI looks nice, is still under heavy development but is landing lots of features, and might be a nice step forward for those not wishing to administer Linux servers from the CLI.
10 February 2014 - Cockpit - 27 Comments
David Airlie has provided an update this week at Linux.Conf.Au on his VirtIO GPU support for having guest OpenGL acceleration within Linux KVM/QEMU virtual machines.
10 January 2014 - VirtIO GPU - 1 Comment
Well, this was unexpected. Red Hat and CentOS have joined forces to "build a new CentOS, capable of driving forward development and adoption of next-generation open source technologies." CentOS will continue living on as a RHEL community project alongside Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora.
8 January 2014 - Red Hat + CentOS - 16 Comments
The CentOS community developers focused on their rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 have already begun playing with the RHEL7 Beta source packages to form CentOS 7.0.
31 December 2013 - CentOS 7.0 - 2 Comments
Red Hat has delivered an early Christmas present for enterprise Linux users out there... Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta 1 is now available!
11 December 2013 - RHEL 7 Beta 1 - 31 Comments
Plymouth, the Linux boot-splash software widely used by distributions when booting the system and using DRM/KMS for drawing to the screen, finally has some new activity to report.
10 December 2013 - Red Hat Plymouth
David Airlie of Red Hat has provided a status update concerning his Virgil3D project for allowing guest 3D/OpenGL acceleration support within KVM/QEMU virtualized instances.
10 December 2013 - Virgil3D - 3 Comments
Less than two weeks after the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, the CentOS and Oracle developers are out with their 6.5-based enterprise Linux updates.
2 December 2013 - RHEL 6.5
13 November 2013 - Red Hat Ceylon - 4 Comments
Red Hat's Alon Levy announced on Sunday the xf86-video-qxl 0.1.1 driver release, which is the X.org DDX driver for use with Red Hat's SPICE protocol with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and SPICE KVM/QEMU. This new X.Org display driver release supports several new features.
21 October 2013 - xf86-video-qxl 0.1.1 - 4 Comments
Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat released GNU Compiler Collection 4.8.2 this morning.
16 October 2013 - GCC 4.8.2 - 1 Comment
While we're on the lookout for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat has announced today the latest beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5.
8 October 2013 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 - 51 Comments
Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10.
2 October 2013 - RHEL 5.10
Jerome Glisse has long been involved with open-source Linux graphics drivers, but in recent months he hasn't announced any major breakthroughs like in past years. However, at Red Hat they have struck up a partnership with NVIDIA to work on a new device-agnostic API for the Linux kernel that can benefit the graphics drivers.
28 September 2013 - Process Address Space - 17 Comments
The QXL KMS/DRM driver that was merged for Linux 3.10 and supports Red Hat's SPICE with guest virtual machines on QEMU, is picking up more features for Linux 3.11.
5 July 2013 - QXL DRM Graphics - 3 Comments
For those not out in Boston this week for the 2013 Red Hat Summit, new details on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 have emerged.
12 June 2013 - RHEL 7.0 - 82 Comments
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