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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

QXL KMS Driver To Be Merged For Linux 3.10 Kernel

David Airlie of Red Hat has pulled in his own QXL KMS/DRM driver into his drm-next Git tree, which means this para-virtual graphics hardware with TTM/GEM support will premiere in the Linux 3.10 kernel.
12 April 2013 - QXL Driver

CentOS 6.4 Gets Released

Less than one month after Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 was released, the CentOS offshoot is now out with its 6.4 release.
9 March 2013 - RHEL 6.4 - 4 Comments

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Released

Coming out of Red Hat this morning is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4, which brings an assortment of minor updates for their enterprise Linux customers.
21 February 2013 - RHEL 6.4 - 1 Comment

Red Hat Picks Up Another Graphics Driver Developer

Red Hat has hired another well known name from the open-source Linux graphics driver community.
15 February 2013 - Red Hat - 16 Comments

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Upgrade Is Out

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 was officially released on Tuesday. Hitting RHEL 5.9 also marks the start of Production Phase 2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as part of the company's 10-year life-cycle.
8 January 2013 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 - 1 Comment

RHEL 6.4 Beta Improves Microsoft Support

The first public beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 is now available for testing. RHEL 6.4 is packing many changes, including the integration of Microsoft's virtualization drivers.
5 December 2012 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux - 5 Comments

ROSA Server, A New Russian Red Hat Enterprise Clone

ROSA, a Moscow-based software development company focusing upon open-source software projects, has today announced RELS. The ROSA Enterprise Linux Server is yet another clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
12 November 2012 - RHEL Clone - 8 Comments

Libvirt 1.0.0 Released After Seven Years

Libvirt, the virtualization API born at Red Hat seven years ago for interfacing with KVM/QEMU, Xen, LXC, OpenVX, VirtualBox, and other virtualization components, has finally reached version 1.0.0.
2 November 2012 - libvirt - 1 Comment

CentOS 6.3 Spin Released Of RHEL 6.3

With their worst delays hopefully an issue of the past, CentOS 6.3 has been released today as the community alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3.
9 July 2012 - It's Here - 3 Comments

2012 Red Hat Summit: RHEL Roadmap, Intel, Etc

This news is a few days tardy, but the videos from the 2012 Red Hat Summit are now available.
8 July 2012 - News Coverage

RPM 4.10 Release Supports The Tilde, 7-Zip

Version 4.10 of RPM has been released with many new features.
26 May 2012 - RPM Packaging - 30 Comments

Red Hat Legal Delays F18 Codenaming

Hopefully you're not too anxious to know the codename for the future Fedora 18 Linux release, which will serve as the successor to Fedora 17's Beefy Miracle. Red Hat's legal department has caused a delay in coming up with the codename for this Fedora release due out in H2'2012.
11 April 2012 - Delays - 9 Comments

ClearOS 6.2 Moves A Step Closer To Release

While all the major RHEL derivatives are now up to version 6.2 in par with upstream Red Hat Enterprise Linux (see the RHEL vs. Oracle vs. CentOS vs. Scientific Linux benchmarks), ClearOS is still in beta for its 6.2 milestone.
1 March 2012 - RHEL 6.2 Clone - 1 Comment

First Release Of The New Mode-Setting Driver

David Airlie officially released the first version of the xf86-video-modesetting DDX driver this week. The xf86-video-modesetting driver is a generic KMS X.Org driver that will work with any kernel mode-setting DRM driver in Linux, but only provides shadow frame-buffer support.
18 February 2012 - xf86-video-modesetting - 15 Comments

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