Category: Red Hat

Install and configure Ansible automation on RHEL 8

Install and configure Ansible automation on RHEL 8

Ansible is the leading free and opensource configuration management, automation tool. With Ansible, Linux users can control and manage hundreds of servers from a single server known as the Ansible Control Node. Ansible makes it possible for System and Network administrators to provision software and settings on various network devices. Ansible can be used to…

Install Google Chrome on RHEL8

Install Google Chrome on RHEL8

This tutorial explains how to install Google Chrome with 2 commands only (wget and yum install) as an introduction to packages installation using the yum package manager. Like most of Linux distributions by default Red Hat does not include Google Chrome.  Google Chrome is ideal for compatibility issues with Google software like Google Earth, Gcloud…

CentOS8 Release Date and Features

CentOS8 Release Date and Features

CentOS Logo Red Hat released RHEL version 8.0 on May 7, 2019 so lots of folks are looking where is the equivalent build of CentOS. Well long story short, looking at the history it takes about a month to spin out a production release of CentOS after RHEL is released. Red Hat released RHEL7 on…

Best Alternatives to Red Hat Linux

Best Alternatives to Red Hat Linux

The recent news of IBM’s purchase of Red Hat sent a ripple through the global open source community, sparking fear that it will eventually push either entire Red Hat or at least some of its parts to the scrap heap. But we’re not here to make educated guesses about the future of the beloved Linux…

Oracle Linux vs RedHat

Oracle Linux vs RedHat

Oracle and Red Hat are big names in the world of enterprise Linux. With more similarities than differences, the choice between Red Hat’s Linux distribution, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and Oracle’s clone of RHEL, Oracle Linux (OL, formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Linux), is not easy. This article introduces both of these widely deployed…

RHEL 7.5 Release Date

RHEL 7.5 Release Date

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.5 Release and Enhancements Even though Red Hat doesn’t disclose future release schedules, it has managed to release at least a minor update every year since 2013. Here is a look at the past releases: Release    Availability Date     Kernel Version RHEL 7.4 2017-07-31 3.10.0-693 RHEL 7.3 2016-11-03 3.10.0-514 RHEL 7.2…