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.
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.
Red Hat has delivered an early Christmas present for enterprise Linux users out there... Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta 1 is now available!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jakub Jelinek of Red Hat released GNU Compiler Collection 4.8.2 this morning.
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.
Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Less than one month after Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 was released, the CentOS offshoot is now out with its 6.4 release.
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.
Red Hat has hired another well known name from the open-source Linux graphics driver community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This news is a few days tardy, but the videos from the 2012 Red Hat Summit are now available.
Version 4.10 of RPM has been released with many new features.
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.
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.
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.
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