Red Hat Linux Versions




Linux is an open source program which is free under the GNU license and can run on a variety of hardware platforms ranging from Intel (x 86), until the processor RISC.

Because of its open, Linux is growing very fast where the source code can be obtained free of charge, is not related to the corporate/vendor, and all support services providers can provide support or assistance either effectively, even for bug fixes. Linux is not UNIX technical basis, just the way its operations ' as if ' UNIX.

Currently, linux can be used for networking, software development, and for daily work. The most important freedom of Linux, especially for programmers and network administrators, is the freedom to obtain the source code (source code) and the freedom to change it. This implies some important things, namely: safety and dynamics.

Because its nature is compatible with UNIX so linux can interact well with other operating systems such as Windows, Macintosh, and others. The operating system also provides a free programming language, complete with program implementations, as well as his assistant. Some of them are:
• There are
• BASIC
• C++
• Expect
• FORTRAN
• GTK, to create GUI applications on Linux
• PASCAL
• Python
• Shell Scripts
• TCL
• Perl (Practical Extraction and Report Language), often used for creating CGI scripts on the web.



Understanding Red Hat
Red Hat is one of the largest companies and is known for his dedication to the software a free resource. Red Hat was founded in 1993 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Red Hat is famous for his product Red Hat Linux one of the major Linux distros.

History of Red Hat
In 1993 Bob Young established the ACC Corporation, a catalog business that sells accessories Linux and UNIX software. In 1994 Marc Ewing makes his own Linux distribution, named after Red Hat Linux. Ewing released it in October of that year, and became known as the Halloween release. Young bought Ewing's business in 1995, and the two merge into Red Hat Software, with Young serving as CEO.

Red Hat went for capital market on August 11, 1999, and became one of the company's printer-profit-biggest first-day sales in the history of Wall Street. Matthew Szulik succeeded Bob Young as CEO in November of that year.

On November 15, 1999, Red Hat acquired Cygnus Solutions. Cygnus provided commercial support for free software and being housed maintainers of GNU software products such as the GNU Debugger and GNU binutils. Cygnus is the vending company services support for free software and the GNU software maintainers like the GNU Debugger and GNU Binutils. One of the founders of Cygnus, Michael Tiemann, became the Chief Technical Officer of Red Hat and 2008 served as Vice President of Open Source Affairs. Red Hat acquired WireSpeed then, C2Net and Hell's Kitchen Systems. Red Hat also bought Planning Technologies, Inc. in 2001 and in 2004 directory and certificate-server software AOL'S iPlanet.

In February 2000, InfoWorld gives Red Hat Award "Operating System Product of the Year" (operating system Product of the year) for Red Hat Linux 6.1. Red Hat acquired Planning Technologies, Inc. in 2001 and in 2004 AOL's iPlanet directory and certificate-server software.

Red Hat moved its headquarters from Durham, NC, to N.c. State University's Centennial Campus in Raleigh, North Carolina in February 2002. In the following month Red Hat introduced the first ever Linux operating system for large companies: Red Hat Linux Advanced Server, later re-named Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Dell, IBM, HP and Oracle Corporation announced their support over the platform.

In December 2005 CIO Insight Magazine conducted a survey annual peusahaan value, and put Red Hat ranked #1 in the value for the second year in a row. Red Hat stock became part of the NASDAQ-100 on December 19, 2005. Red Hat JBoss menmbeli providers of open source software for the network on 5 June 5 2006 and JBoss became a part of Red Hat. In 2007 Red Hat bought MetaMatrix and made an agreement with Exadel to distribute its software.

On September 18, 2006, Red Hat released the Red Hat Application Stack, processing data structure based on JBoss technology. On December 12, 2006, Red Hat moved from NASDAQ (RHAT) to the New York Stock Exchange (RHT). On March 15, 2007, Red Hat released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and in June, they bought the Mobicents.

On March 13, 2008 Red Hat acquired Amentra, a provider of systems integration services for Service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process management, systems development and data solutions company. Amentra operates as an independent company from Red Hat.

Red Hat Versions
1.0 (mother's Day), November 3, 1994, the kernel linux 1.2.8)
1.1 (mother's Day + 0.1), August 1, 1995, 1.2.11 kernel
2.0, September 20, 1995, the kernel 1.2.13-2
2.1, November 23, 1995, a kernel 1.2.13
3.0.3 (Picasso), may 1, 1996-first release supporting DEC Alpha
4.0 (Colgate), October 3, 1996, kernel-2.0.18-first release supporting SPARC wrote
4.1 (Vanderbilt), February 3, 1997, the kernel of 2.0.27
4.2 (Biltmore), May 19, 1997, kernel 2.0.30-2
5.0 (Hurricane), December 1, 1997, kernel 2.0.32-2
5.1 (Manhattan), May 22, 1998, kernel 2.0.34-0.6
5.2 (Apollo), November 2, 1998, kernel 2.0.36-0.7
6.0 (Hedwig), April 26, 1999, kernel 2.2.5 15
6.1 (Cartman), October 4, 1999, kernel 2.2.12 20
6.2 (Zoot), April 3, 2000, the kernel 2.2.14-5.0)
7 (Guinness), September 25, 2000, kernel 2.2.16 -22
7.1 (Seawolf), April 16, 2001, kernel 2.4.2-2
7.2 (Enigma), October 22, 2001, kernel 2.4.7-10, and 2.4.9-21smp
7.3 (Valhalla), may 6, 2002, kernel 2.4.18-3
8.0 (Psyche), September 30, 2002, kernel 2.4.18 -14
9 (Shrike), March 31, 2003, kernel 2.4.20-8

RedHat Enterprise Linux
Red hat Linux Enterprise 6.2 Beta 06 Oktober 2011
Red Hat Linux 6.2E (Zoot), 27 Maret 2000
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS (Pensacola), 26 Maret 2002
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES (Panama), Mei 2003
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (Taroon), 22 Oktober 2003, kernel 2.4.21-4
  • Updates to 1, 16 January 2004 (Release Notes) kernel 2.4.21-9
  • Updates to 2, may 18, 2004
  • Updates to 3, 3 September 2004
  • Updates to 4, 21 December 2004
  • Updates to 5, May 20, 2005, the kernel 2.4.21 -32
  • Updates to 6, 28 September 2005, the kernel 2.4.21 -35 (Release Notes)
  • Updates to 7, March 15, 2006
  • Updates to 8, July 20, 2006, the kernel 2.4.21 -47
  • Upgrade to 9, June 15, 2007, the kernel 2.4.21 -50
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Nahant), 15 February 2005, kernel 2.6.9-5
  • 4.1, also known as Update 1, June 9, 2005, kernel 2.6.9-11
  • 4.2, also known as Update 2, 5 October 2005 (Release Notes), kernel 2.6.9 -22
  • 4.3, also known as Update 3, 7 March 2006 (Release Notes), kernel 2.6.9 -34
  • 4.4, also known as Update 4, 11 August 2006 (Release Notes) kernel 2.6.9 -42
  • 4.5, also known as Update 5, 1 May 2007 (Release Notes) kernel 2.6.9 -55
  • 4.6, also known as Update 6, 15 November 2007 (Release Notes) kernel 2.6.9 -67
  • 4.7, also known as Update 7, 24 July 2008 (Release Notes) kernel 2.6.9 78
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (Tikanga), (Release notes), March 14, 2007, kernel 2.6.18 8
  • 5.1 (also known as Update 1), (Release Notes) November 7, 2007, kernel 2.6.18 -53
  • 5.2 (also known as Update 2), (Release Notes, single file) may 21, 2008, kernel 2.6.18 -92

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