Red Hat Linux 7

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2001-04-23 Print this article Print

.1"> Red Hat Linux 7.1

The latest release of the Red Hat Linux operating system combines the improved performance and scalability of the 2.4 kernel with a nice set of new setup and configuration tools. Organizations looking for a well-configured Internet server will find Red Hat Linux 7.1 an excellent choice.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The networking and scalability advances of the 2.4 kernel should improve server performance on multiprocessor systems right away.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Simpler configuration and management tools should lessen maintenance strain over time.

2.4 kernel; new configuration tools for Apache Web server and BIND server; KDE 2.11.

Does not include latest release of GNOME.

Red Hat Inc., Durham, N.C;(888) 733-4281;

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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