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Version : 0.9
Type : Beta
Code Name : Halloween
Release Date : October 31, 1994
Kernel Version : 1.0.9 (stable)
Kernel Version : 1.1.54 (development)
Comments : Purchased beta, came with documentation and graphical system management tools.
Red Hat Linux, assembled by the company Red Hat, was a widely used Linux distribution until its discontinuation in 2004.
Early releases of Red Hat Linux were called Red Hat Commercial Linux; Red Hat first published the software on November 3, 1994. It was the first Linux distribution to use the RPM Package Manager as its packaging format, and over time has served as the starting point for several other distributions, such as Mandriva Linux and Yellow Dog Linux.
In 2003, Red Hat discontinued the Red Hat Linux line in favor of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for enterprise environments. Fedora, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat, is a free-of-cost alternative intended for home use. Red Hat Linux 9, the final release, hit its official end-of-life on April 30, 2004, although updates were published for it through 2006 by the Fedora Legacy project until that shut down in early 2007.