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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

Scientific Linux 6.2 Finally Released

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 was officially released in December, and even CentOS 6.2 was released quickly, but the Scientific Linux version of RHEL 6.2 was quite slow this time around. Finally, however, Scientific Linux 6.2 is now officially available.
16 February 2012 - Now Available - 1 Comment

SPICE On KVM/QEMU Works Towards Gallium3D

Red Hat's SPICE project that's used in KVM/QEMU virtualization environments is working towards better graphics support, which also includes work on a DRM driver and Gallium3D component for offering 3D acceleration support within guest virtual machines.
9 February 2012 - Woohoo - 3 Comments

Wow, CentOS 6.2 Is Now Available

While the CentOS crew was very late at releasing CentOS 6.0 as their community spin of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0, and also late at releasing CentOS 6.1 compared to upstream RHEL 6.1 and the other community EL derivatives, they have improved their turnaround time for the 6.2 release. It's available today.
20 December 2011 - New Release

CentOS 6.1 Finally Released, Still Playing Catch-Up

CentOS 6.0 was released this past summer over 240 days after the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0, for which the Linux operating system is based. Released yesterday evening was CentOS 6.1, which this time is only belated by 204 days compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1.
10 December 2011 - RHEL 6.1 - 3 Comments

Red Hat Does Public Beta Of RHEV 3.0

Red Hat has made a freely available beta of their forthcoming KVM-based virtualization package, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0. The first beta was previously available this summer, but now they're making it available to the community and non-RHEL customers.
18 November 2011 - Available To You

What's New In The Land Of Plymouth?

One of the open-source projects that hasn't been talked about in a while on Phoronix (over one year) is Red Hat's Plymouth project.
22 October 2011 - Not Much - 12 Comments

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