Red Hat Releases RHEL 9 Beta as First CentOS Downstream Release

Red Hat has released RHEL 9 in beta, the first version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux based on CentOS Stream. It runs on Linux kernel 5.14 and contains many new security features. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 Beta is now available for everyone to download. For the first time, users no longer need to sign … Read more

CentOS Project Leader Quits As Red Hat Takes A New Course

CentOS veteran and project leader Karanbir Singh resigns and leaves his position on the CentOS board. Singh will retire as Red Hat takes a new course with CentOS, with a focus on CentOS Stream. Singh said on his departure that he hopes the CentOS Project with its new direction will provide lasting value for the … Read more

IBM Announces Hybrid Power Servers With Power10 Processors

IBM has announced a new generation of Power servers specifically designed for hybrid cloud environments. The Power E1080 is equipped with a Power10 processor, built on a 7nm process. Among other things, the Power E1080 server promises 2.5 times more compute per core than x86-based servers, and four times the OpenShift containerized throughput per core … Read more

Lenovo equips 3.6cm thick desktop workstation with Intel Core i9

Lenovo introduces a small workstation with a volume of about one liter, equipped with a Core i9. The ThinkStation P350 Tiny has a thickness of 3.6cm and comes with up to a Core i9-11900, up to 64GB DDR4 and up to 4TB SSD storage. The ThinkStation P350 Tiny is one of three new workstations from … Read more

Software Update: Rocky Linux 8.4

The first stable release of Rocky Linux has been released. The Linux distribution originated as a fork of CentOS, the community edition of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, after Red Hat indicated that it no longer wanted to continue with it. Rocky Linux is still based on RHEL and also has a migration tool that makes … Read more

Software update: CentOS 8.4 (2105)

CentOS is an open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux that is designed for use in enterprise environments. The name is an abbreviation of Community ENTerprise Operating System. Unlike RHEL, CentOS is free to use. When looking at popularity, CentOS falls just outside the top twenty. Version 8.4 (2105) of CentOS has … Read more

Software update: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4

Red Hat has released version 8.4 of its Enterprise Linux operating system, targeting the business market. It is based on Fedora 28, and includes Linux Kernel 4.18.0-305, GCC 8.2, glibc 2.28, systemd 239, and Gnome 3.28. Version 8.4 brings support for the GPUs from Intel’s Tiger Lake CPUs, we see improvements in the eBPF kernel … Read more

Password manager 1Password releases Linux version

Password manager 1Password comes with a version for Linux. The desktop version of 1Password will be available to Linux users starting Tuesday. In addition, the Linux version has a number of features that are not yet available on other operating systems. 1Password announces the Linux version on its blog on Tuesday. Until now, 1Password users … Read more

First Stable Beta of RHEL Alternative Rocky Linux Comes Out

The Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation has released the first version of Rocky Linux 8.3. That distro should become an alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, after Red Hat stopped developing CentOS last year. The developers have announced that the first stable beta of Rocky Linux 8.3 is out. It concerns Release Candidate 1 which is … Read more

Driver Update: Radeon Software for Linux 20.50

AMD has released a new version of its Radeon Software for Linux. These drivers are primarily intended for enterprise Linux distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu LTS, and SUSE Linux Enterprise. This release adds support for the Radeon RX 6700 XT, and Ubuntu 20.04.2 and HEL / CentOS 8.3. Radeon Software for … Read more