Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL in short) is an enterprise quality GNU/Linux distribution developed by Red Hat Inc, one of the biggest open source giant in the world. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is one of the oldest GNU/Linux distribution and it is model for succesful monetization of GNU/Linux operating system and related resources.

RHEL is one among few commercial GNU/Linux operating systems available in market. It requires a significant amount of money to get RHEL and associated support. This money is worth quality of the operating system and hence there are several enterprises who uses RHEL to support their infrastructure.

Type Linux
Status Active
Home Page
Base distributions
  • Independent
Desktop Envrionments