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Red Hat Linux 7.3 Distribution Released

6 May 2002


Red Hat Software released its new, Red Hat Linux 7.3 Linux distribution today. Its predecessor, Red Hat Linux 7.2 is an excellent product. Red Hat Linux 7.3 ships with the new Linux 2.4.18 kernel.

According to the Red Hat Linux 7.3 Press Release and other Red Hat information, 7.3 includes both the GNOME 1.4 and KDE 3.0 windows-like desktops. And for you Mozilla and Netscpae fans, Red Hat Linux 7.3 ships with Mozilla 0.9.9 and Netscape 4.79.

Here are some major component upgrades included in Red Hat Linux 7.3.

  • 2.4.18 kernel
  • GNOME 1.4
  • KDE 3.0
  • XFree86 4.2.0
  • gcc 2.96-RH
  • glibc 2.2.4
  • Apache 1.3.23-9
  • LBA48/ATA133 support for drives > 137GB
  • Evolution personal management system
  • USB 2.0 support
  • Mozilla 0.9.9

We have not checked Red Hat Linux 7.3 yet. However, here is the meat of the Red Hat Press Release announcing the availability of Red Hat Linux 7.3. Links for more information about Red Hat Linux 7.3 and for downloading Red Hat Linux 7.3 after the Press Release.

Red Hat Linux 7.3 Press Release

Red Hat Unveils Red Hat Linux 7.3

Latest Addition to Red Hat's Consumer Solutions Line Delivers Everything Enthusiasts, Educators and Small Businesses Need for Flexible Internet-based Computing

RALEIGH, NC—May 6, 2002—Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT) today released Red Hat Linux version 7.3, a highly configurable operating system (OS) designed for deployments ranging from games and personal productivity to file, print and web serving. Red Hat Linux 7.3 adds new productivity tools, personal firewall configuration at installation, and video conferencing software to deliver everything individual users, educational institutions and small businesses need for flexible Internet-based computing.

The new version also includes the Linux industry's best support offerings, including Web and telephone access to experts and Red Hat Networkan automated Internet solution for managing Red Hat Linux systems. Nearly five hundred thousand users already leverage Red Hat Network to keep their systems updated and secure.

"Small businesses and enthusiasts are looking for a combination of performance, ease-of-use and value in their technology infrastructure, which is hard to find with today's proprietary operating systems," said Paul Cormier, executive vp of engineering, Red Hat. "Red Hat Linux 7.3 delivers this through a combination of open source software, support and automated remote services for confident Internet-based computing."

New Features Increase Productivity and Flexibility

Red Hat Linux 7.3 delivers cutting-edge open source technologies, new features and updated core components that increase productivity and provide the flexibility and usability users demand.

Key features include:

  • Evolution e-mail client and contact manager;
  • MrProject project management software,
  • Mozilla Web browser;
  • GNOME Meeting video conferencing software;
  • Apache 1.3 Web server;
  • Firewall configuration;
  • PostgreSQL relational database management system; and KDE 3.0 and GNOME 1.4 desktops.

For complete overview of all Red Hat Linux 7.3 features and benefits, please visit us on the Web at http://www.redhat.com/software/linux/rhl_new_features.html.

Rebates, Pricing and Availability

Red Hat Linux 7.3 is available at retail on May 15, and orders are currently being taken online at www.redhat.com.

Red Hat Linux 7.3 Personal for individual users has a MSRP of $59.95, which includes 30 days of Red Hat Network Basic Service and Web-based support.

Red Hat Linux 7.3 Professional for small businesses has an MSRP of $199.95, which adds a systems administrator's CD, 90 days of Red Hat Network Basic Service, 60-day Web-based support and telephone support.

Red Hat is also offering competitive and customer upgrade rebates, including $20 off Red Hat Linux 7.3 Professional and $10 off Red Hat Linux 7.3 Personal.


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