SearchEnterpriseLinux: Fury Brims Over Red Hat Support Changes
Nov 19, 2003, 21:00 (30 Talkback[s])
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"Loyal Red Hat users say they feel like the brims of their
Fedoras have been pulled right over their eyes.
"And most of them aren't hanging around for explanations from
the Raleigh, N.C.-based Linux distributor.
"Users said they feel betrayed and disappointed in Red Hat's
decision to end free support at the end of the year for Red Hat
Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0 and next April for Red Hat Linux 9.0.
The company will support only Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the
Fedora project. Many said they are looking for new Linux
distributors, and they believe Red Hat is headed down a path taken
by many proprietary vendors, one loathed in the open source