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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

GCC 4.8.2 Compiler Brings 70+ Bug Fixes

Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat released GNU Compiler Collection 4.8.2 this morning.
16 October 2013 - GCC 4.8.2 - 1 Comment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Preps New Capabilities

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 Enterprise Linux 5.10 Released

Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10.
2 October 2013 - RHEL 5.10

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

QXL DRM Driver Gets Dynamic Resizing, Multi CRTCs

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

RHEL 7 Linux To Use GNOME 3 Classic Mode

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

Red Hat Announces Fedora "Flock" Linux Conference

While Fedora has had its Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) since nearly the Linux distribution's conception, only now are they coming up with a new contributor conference design.
7 May 2013 - Linux Conference - 3 Comments

Red Flag Linux Does Its First Major Release In Years

Red Flag Linux, a long-standing Chinese Linux distribution that originated within the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999, has seen its first major release in years. The Red Hat derived Linux distribution now has many modern open-source packages.
24 April 2013 - Red Flag - 9 Comments

X.Org Servers Updated To Fix Security Flaw

Peter Hutterer has issued unscheduled updates to the X.Org Server 1.13 and 1.14 release series to address a new input security vulnerability on Linux.
17 April 2013 - New CVE - 1 Comment

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