eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will ship with a new tool, frysk, for flexibly debugging running applications. Frysk is somewhat reminiscent of Suns Dtrace.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 - LVM Tool

Red Hats nice-looking LVM (logical volume management) tool should meld nicely with the ext3 filesystem resizing capabilities that ship with the RHEL 5 kernel.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 - Pirut

Were familiar with RHEL 5s new software installation tool, Pirut, from recent Fedora Core releases.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 - Buggy Updates

Were not crazy about Pirut and Pup, even when theyre working properly, but update channel bugginess at the time we tested had us tearing out our hair.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 - RHN Channels

Red Hat is getting its Red Hat Network house in order with regard to RHEL 5 and its new yum software management framework, also inherited from Fedora Core.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 - SELinux

SElinux (Security Enhanced Linux), which continues to grow in scope in RHEL 5, remains a solid competitive advantage for Red Hat.

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