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Red Hat Enterprise Linux speeds application delivery across physical, virtual, and cloud environments using lightweight, portable containers. It provides the flexibility to quickly adapt to business demands on a stable foundation known for its mission-critical reliability and military-grade security.

How to obtain


This software is made available free of charge to authorized MIT faculty, staff, and students.
Note: IS&T offers "best effort" support of Linux.


Student, faculty, and staff download (MIT certificate required)

Important: You may be prompted to register for RHN service directly with Red Hat during first boot or when you start Mozilla as they are pay services.

IS&T strongly recommends that you register to use IS&T's Red Hat Network (RHN) service. It's free and it will ensure that you are always running the latest system software with the most current security updates.