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eWeek: Progeny to Offer Red Hat 9 Support

Apr 07, 2004, 15:15 (6 Talkback[s])
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"With little fanfare, Red Hat Linux 9 is nearing its end of life. Red Hat Inc. is encouraging its business customers to move to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and is asking its Linux-enthusiast customers to try the Fedora Project. But Progeny Linux Systems Inc. has another suggestion for these customers: Continue using Red Hat 9 with support from Progeny Transition Service (PTS).

"On April 30, Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat will stop producing new security, bugfix or enhancement updates for this well-known Linux distribution. On May 1, Progeny is set to launch its follow-on program, to be announced Wednesday. The program is an add-on to Indianapolis, Ind.-based Progeny's existing PTS support lines for Red Hat Linux 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0. Support for all of these lines will continue through the end of 2005..."

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