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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
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
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
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 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
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
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 - Add A Comment

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