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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Fury Brims Over Red Hat Support Changes

Nov 19, 2003, 21:00 (30 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

[ Thanks to Michael S. Mimoso for this link. ]

"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 community..."

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