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Oracle Linux 8.2

29 Luglio 2020

Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux è una distribuzione Linux di classe enterprise supportata da Oracle ed è basata su Red Hat Enterprise Linux (100% compatibile).

Versione 8.2

Questa versione contiene (in Inglese):

  • Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 6 (UEK6)
  • Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK)
    • kexec-tools” documentation now includes Kdump FCoE target support
    • numactl” manual page updated to clarify information about memory usage
    • rngd” can run with non-root privileges
    • Secure Boot available by default
  • Compiler and Development Toolset (available as Application Streams)
    • Compiler and Toolset
      • Clang toolset updated to version 9.0.0
      • Rust toolset updated to version 1.39
      • Go toolset updated to 1.13.4
    • GCC Toolset 9
      • GCC version updated to 9.2.1
      • GDB version updated to 8.3
      • For further GCC Toolset updates, please check Oracle Linux 8 Update 2 release notes
  • Database
    • Oracle Linux 8 Update 2 ships with version 8.0 of the MySQL database
  • Dynamic Programming Languages, Web
    • maven:3.6” module stream available
    • Python 3.8” is provided by a new python38 module. Python 3.6 continues to be supported in Oracle Linux 8.
    • The introduction of “Python 3.8” in Oracle Linux 8 Update 2 requires that you specify which version of “mod_wsgi” you want to install, as “Python 3.6” is also supported in this release.
    • perl-LDAP” and “perl-Convert-ASN1” packages are now released as part of Oracle Linux 8 Update 2.
  • Infrastructure Services
    • bind” updated to version 9.11.13
    • tuned” updated to version 2.13
  • Networking
    • eBPF” for Traffic Control kernel subsystem supported (previously available as a technology preview)
    • firewalld” updated to version 0.8
  • Podman, Buildah, and Skopeo Container Tools are now supported on both UEK R6 and RHCK
  • Security
    • audit” updated to version 3.0-0.14; several improvements introduced between Kernel version 4.18 (RHCK) and version 5.4 (UEK R6) of Audit.
    • lvmdbusd” service confined by SELinux.
    • openssl-pkcs11” updated to version 0.4.10.
    • rsyslog” updated to version 8.1911.0.
    • SCAP Security Guide includes ACSC (Australian Cyber Security Centre) Essential Eight support.
    • SELinux
      • SELinux setools-gui and setools-console-analyses packages included
      • SELinux improved to enable confined users to manage user session services
      • semanage export able to display customizations related to permissive domains
      • semanage includes capability for listing and modifying SCTP and DCCP ports
    • sudo” updated to version 1.8.29-3.
    • udica” is now capable of adding new allow rules generated from SELinux denials to an existing container policy.
  • Virtualization
    • Nested Virtual Machines (VM) capability added; this enhancement enables an Oracle Linux 7 or Oracle Linux 8 VM that is running on an Oracle Linux 8 physical host to perform as a hypervisor, and host its own VMs.
      • Note: On AMD64 systems, nested KVM virtualization continues to be a Technology Preview.
    • virt-manager application deprecated; Oracle recommends using the Cockpit web console to manage virtualization in a GUI.
  • Cockpit Web Console
    • Cockpit web console login timeout; web console sessions will be automatically logged out after 15 minutes of inactivity
    • Option for logging into the web console with a TLS client certificate added
    • Creating a new file system in the web console requires a specified mount point
    • Virtual Machines management page improvements


La distribuzione può essere scaricata da:

La distribuzionale può essere scaricata da:


Oracle Linux 6.5

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Si tratta del secondo update della versione 8.


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