Scientific Linux is an open source Linux operating system put together by various labs and universities around the world.
Scientific Linux's primary purpose is to reduce duplicated effort of the labs, and to have a common install base for the various experimenters.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Scientific Linux 4.9 contains almost 2 years of security and bug fixes. There are no new features or packages, but it is a nice stable release.
· Scientific Linux release 4.9 is based on the rebuilding of RPMS out of SRPMS's from Enterprise 4, including Update 9.