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Oracle Linux’s UEK-Next Enables Developers to Explore and Validate the Latest Linux Development

June 6, 2024

Via: InfoQ

Oracle Linux has recently launched UEK-next, an offering that combines upstream Linux kernels with Oracle Linux patches. This allows users to preview and test the latest Linux features and hardware support before they are officially released in Oracle Linux.

Beginning with Linux kernel version 6.8, Oracle will provide the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK)-next through a dedicated developer yum channel, simplifying the process for users to explore the latest upstream Linux kernels on their Oracle Linux 9 systems.

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