Oracle Linux uncovered
Yesterday Oracle announced the release of their own version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, simply called Enterprise Linux or 'Unbreakable Linux'. In a remarkably similar move to such projects as CentOS, Oracle have decided to remove all Red Hat specific trademarks and brand it as their own (all quite legit, of course).
They will be supplying bugfixes for this new version, and will also be synchronising it with future releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We decided to take a peek at what Oracle had come up with. Read on for a first-look, and the Linux Format team's opinions...
With no Red Hats or Fedoras present, the Enterprise Linux splash screen appears, along with the uber-corporate Oracle logo. Hit Enter to start the install process and go to the initial text-based screens so commonly found in Fedora/Red Hat distros. Star Trek fans may shiver when they notice that it is simply referred to as Enterprise during the first text-based screens. (Click the following screenshots for full-size versions.)