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ClearOS 6.6 Beta 1 Released

Version 6.6 Beta 1 of the RHEL-derivative ClearOS is now available with new packages for this Linux distribution designed to serve as a network gateway/server.
23 May 2014 - ClearOS

Red Hat Buys Out Inktank For $175 Million

Red Hat's latest major acquisition is that of Inktank, the company behind the Ceph file-system.
30 April 2014 - Inktank - 5 Comments

New X.Org Being Added To Rawhide For Fedora 21

For users of Fedora "Rawhide", the latest X.Org code is soon to land well in time for Fedora 21.
29 April 2014 - X.Org - 5 Comments

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Looking Fantastic

Since yesterday's public availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 release candidate I have been busy at Phoronix testing out this upcoming release of RHEL codenamed Maipo.
23 April 2014 - RHEL7 - 26 Comments

Red Hat's RHEL7 RC ISO Is Now Publicly Available

For anyone wishing to try out the release candidate to the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 operating system release, the ISO is now publicly available.
22 April 2014 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 - 4 Comments

Red Hat Releases Its RHEL 7 Release Candidate

Red Hat has released its release candidate today of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
15 April 2014 - Enterprise Linux - 2 Comments

Red Hat Makes A Suid Root Wrapper For Xorg

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 Intros Kpatch For Dynamic Kernel Patching

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 Red Hat's DevConf.cz Conference Now Online

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

Red Hat's Virtual Machine Manager Finally Hits v1.0

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

Red Hat's Cockpit May Improve Server GUI Administration

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 Provides Update On VirtIO GPU Accel

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

Red Hat & CentOS Partner Up

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

Progress Being Made On CentOS 7, Based Off RHEL7

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 Enterprise Linux 7 Beta Released

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

Red Hat's Plymouth Lands Udev Support

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

KVM/QEMU 3D Support Still Being Figured Out

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

CentOS 6.5, Oracle Linux 6.5 RHEL Clones Get Released

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

Red Hat Puts Out Ceylon 1.0 Language, Compiler

Red Hat is out this week with their first production release of Ceylon, a modular, modern, and statically-typed programming language for Java and JavaScript Virtual Machines. Ceylon 1.0 consists of a language specification, compiler, and Eclipse IDE integration.
13 November 2013 - Red Hat Ceylon - 4 Comments

QXL SPICE X.Org Driver Supports New Features

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

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