Its possible to download software and updates of applications that Red Hat doesnt provide from a number of volunteer packaging projects. Four such projects have recently combined, and the packages they currently offer can be found at dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/rpmforge.php.
Mailing list archives are an excellent place to find troubleshooting information or to get a handle on where project developers are going. Red Hats mailing lists are at redhat.com/mailman/listinfo. For RHEL (whose code name is nahant), the most pertinent lists are nahant-list and nahant-beta-list, but the Fedora lists will contain a lot of useful RHEL information as well.
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