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Announcing Oracle Linux 7 Update 7

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Oracle is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Linux 7 Update 7. Individual RPM packages are available on the Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN) and the Oracle Linux yum server. ISO installation images will soon be available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud and Docker images will soon be available via Oracle Container Registry and Docker Hub.

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Oracle Linux 7.7 released, here are the new features

  • Oracle Linux 7.7 released, here are the new features

    This week, the world of Linux witnessed several new releases, one of which is the latest Oracle Linux 7.7 that comes with new features, significant changes, and bug-fixes.

    If you’re unfamiliar with Oracle Linux, let FOSSLinux do the honors of introducing it. This operating system has been made by Oracle itself and is aimed at enterprise workloads. It becomes evident after getting to know that it is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Also, it is perfect for Oracle developers as Oracle experts have done most of the work on this operating system.

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    In terms of the Red Hat Compatible Kernel, users will be able to see new features involving the kernel itself, storage, networking, and file systems.

    With the new NetworkManager, VLANs can be defined directly on bridge ports, and VLAN filtering can be configured in bridge interfaces. Not to mention that users can now use the GUI for configuring policy routing rules.

    Oracle Linux 7.7 offers increased security as it updates a couple of packages, including shadow-utils, scap-security-guide, and NSS (short for Network Security Services). Plus, it is now possible to scan UBI containers and packages against all profiles within the SCAP Security Guide.

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