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CentOS 7 Now Under Public QA

The same week as Red Hat announced the GA release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0, the CentOS community is now out with a public QA release for testing.

13 June 2014 - CentOS 7 - 1 Comment
Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 Updates Tools, Language Support

Red Hat has announced the general availability of Software Collections 1.1, their update of common web development tools, dynamic languages, and open-source databases. Red Hat Software Collections provide newer versions of these key open-source packages than what is offered by default in RHEL while being backed by three years of Red Hat support.

4 June 2014 - Red Hat Software Collections - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment
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'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
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 - Add A Comment
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 - Add A Comment
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 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
NVIDIA, Red Hat Partner Up For New Graphics Project

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

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