Scientific Linux 6.5 RC1 Ready for Testing

The latest version of this Scientific Linux distro can be downloaded from Softpedia

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The first Release Candidate version of Scientific Linux 6.5, a recompiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux put together by various labs and universities around the world, is now available for download and testing.

The first Release Candidate version of Scientific Linux 6.5, a recompiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux put together by various labs and universities around the world, is now available for download and testing.

It's been quite a while since the release of the previous Scientific Linux distro, but a new one has arrived, even if it's just in the form of a Release Candidate.

According to the changelog, OpenAFS has been updated to version 1.6.5.1 from openafs.org, alpine has been updated to a more recent version, 2.10-3, various bug fixes and updates for yum-autoupdate have been implemented, and the obsolete augeas lense has been removed,

A complete list of changes and updates can be found in the official announcement for the regular distribution. Download Scientific Linux 6.5 RC1 right now from Softpedia.

Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.

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