Red Hat Linux

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Red Hat LinuxRed Hat Linux was a Linux variant distributed by Red Hat, first released in 1994. Its development was officially discontinued by in 2004.

Red Hat Linux was the first Linux variant to use the RPM package management system. Although it is officially discontinued, its code continues to be highly influential as the basis of other Linux distributions. These distributions include Yellow Dog Linux, Mandriva Linux, and the community-maintained Fedora Project.

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