Red Hat 5.2 Includes Desktop Improvements

Joe Panettieri, Former Editorial Director

May 21, 2008

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Red Hat 5.2 Includes Desktop Improvements

Red Hat today released Enterprise Linux 5.2 — and the company claims the new release includes several desktop-centric enhancements. No, this is not the long-delayed Red Hat Global Desktop. Nor have I tested Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2. But a press announcement highlights several desktop-focused improvements.

The company says:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 Desktop includes enhanced support for laptop suspend/hibernate and resume, updated graphics drivers and a comprehensive update of desktop applications, including OpenOffice 2.3 and Firefox v3, delivering a richer, more practical and easier-to-use desktop experience.

Anybody giving it a look? Comments welcome. Curious to hear how RHEL 5.2 Desktop compares to Ubuntu.

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Joe Panettieri

Former Editorial Director, Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media

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