Red Hat Linux was a distribution developed by Red Hat to 2004. The first version of the distribution was released on 3 November 1993 and the operating system was originally called Red Hat Commercial Linux.
It was the first distribution that took advantage of the RPM package manager, and it was the basis for many derivative distributions including Mandriva Linux and Yellow Dog Linux.
In 2003, Red Hat stopped developing Red Hat Linux and focused on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) which aims to support enterprise and commercial applications.
The Fedora, το οποίο αναπτύσσει η κοινότητα του Fedora Project with the support of Red Hat, is a free version suitable for personal use. Official support for Red Hat Linux 9, the latest version of the system, ended on April 30, 2004.
Today, RHEL's development company announced the new beta version of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x series.
Η νέα έκδοση ανάπτυξης, το Red Ηat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta, περιλαμβάνει διορθώσεις σφαλμάτων και μερικά νέα χαρακτηριστικά για τη γραμμή productτων της 7.x.
"To help the protection of the latest threats and provide a more secure platform for mission-critical applications, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta introduces several new security features, including:
- Support for encryption of reserved network drives (Network Bound Disk Encryption), a tool designed to reduce the Disk Encryption management scale.
- Improvements to OpenSSL HTTP / 2.0, allowing the use of multiple TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocols in OpenSSL and Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation (ALPN).
- Up-to-date control features designed to help administrators filter out events recorded by the control system, collect more information from critical events, and interpret large numbers of files. ”
As for the rest, patience until the release CentOS the corresponding beta version.
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