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Oracle Linux Release Notes (Release 5.7) (Doc ID 1344754.1)

Last updated on MAY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.7 to Oracle Linux 5.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] [Release OL5U7]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


This document provides an overview about new features, bug fixes and enhancements delivered by Oracle Linux 5 Update 7.


This document covers the following topics regarding Oracle Linux 5.7.

For the latest updates please refer to the online version of release notes available at:

NOTE: An upgrade of Oracle Linux from a beta release is not supported. Further, an in-place upgrade between major versions of Oracle Linux is not supported. Oracle does not recommend an upgrade from earlier major versions of Oracle Linux even though anaconda provides an option to do this upgrade. A fresh installation is strongly recommended rather than a system upgrade between major versions.


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In this Document
 Changes from the Upstream Release
 New Packages added in this release
 Packages added by Oracle
 Kernel and Driver Updates
 Red Hat Compatible Kernel
 Red Hat Compatible Kernel with Bug Fixes by Oracle
 Bug Fixes
 Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
 Technology Preview Features
 Known Issues
 Oracle Linux Support

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