Oracle Updates Its Linux Distro with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Compatibility
Oracle announced the release and general availability of the Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.6 operating system, a maintenance update synced with the upstream repositories of Red Hat’s Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6.
Derived from the sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6, the Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 Update 6 release ships with Oracle’s Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 5 version 4.14.35-1818.3.3 for both 64-bit (x86_64) and ARM architectures, and the Red Hat Compatible Kernel 3.10.0-957, which is only available for 64-bit systems.
“Existing applications in user space will continue to run unmodified on Oracle Linux 7 Update 6 with UEK Release 5 and no re-certifications are needed for applications already certified with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or Oracle Linux 7,” said Avi Miller, Product Management Director, Oracle Linux, in the release announcement.
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