Tag: RHEL

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Version 9.3 of RHEL alternative Rocky Linux generally available

Version 9.3 of RHEL alternative Rocky Linux generally available

Rocky Linux version 9.3 is generally available. The RHEL alternative thus quickly succeeds version 9.3 of the official RHEL. Rocky Linux will be available immediately for x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le and s390x architectures. That announced the organization, CIQ, of the free alternative to Red Hat E... Read more

date6 months ago
AlmaLinux decides no longer to be 1:1 compatible with RHEL

AlmaLinux decides no longer to be 1:1 compatible with RHEL

AlmaLinux will no longer be one-to-one compatible with RHEL for the time being. Instead, the RHEL variant will now have application binary interface (ABI) compatibility. With the move, the provider of the downstream RHEL variant is responding to Red Hat's recent decision to stop making the sourc... Read more

date10 months ago
Rocky Linux staying alive despite roadblock to RHEL source code

Rocky Linux staying alive despite roadblock to RHEL source code

Red Hat decided to discontinue its free CentOS 7 as a Linux distribution for the enterprise market. In doing so, the goal is to push customers toward the paid-for RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). As a reliable open-source product, it forms the basis for several enterprise Linux rebuilds, which Red ... Read more

date11 months ago
SUSE emphasizes open-source support after closing off of RHEL

SUSE emphasizes open-source support after closing off of RHEL

Red Hat has ended public open-source access to its own Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and not everyone is happy about that. Competitor SUSE emphasizes via a blog post that it has an alternative with Liberty Linux. Support for open source remains unchanged on their end, says SUSE's Technology & produc... Read more

date11 months ago
With Red Hat killing off CentOS 7, where do organizations move to?

With Red Hat killing off CentOS 7, where do organizations move to?

Red Hat has announced that CentOS 7 will no longer receive updates as of June 2024. It will also stop offering source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for non-customers, preventing free distribution. By doing so, it wants to force more customers toward RHEL. What options do you have as an al... Read more

date11 months ago
Oracle and Red Hat bring RHEL to OCI

Oracle and Red Hat bring RHEL to OCI

Joint offering with full support from Red Hat and Oracle should make it easier for RHEL users to migrate to the cloud. Oracle and Red Hat today announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on OCI. With this, the vendors want to entice on-prem users of RHEL in particular to move ... Read more

date1 year ago
Critical Linux kernel zero-day needs patching

Critical Linux kernel zero-day needs patching

We have bad news for all Linux system administrators on vacation or planning to vacation: There is a critical Linux kernel security bug. The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), a zero-day security research organization, revealed a new Linux kernel security problem. This vulnerability allows authenticated... Read more

date1 year ago
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