Within this web page, 'Linux on System z' and 'Linux on z Systems'  are used synonymously to refer to Linux running on an IBM mainframe system.

Here you can find the latest updates of our web-site. Please refer to the history of changes for older entries.

2016-04-21 (21 Apr 2016)

This developerWorks update documents upstream contributions to kernel 4.4 and other contributions to Open Source from the Linux on z Systems team:

2016-04-12 (12 Apr 2016)

An updated version of Docker is now available for RHEL7.2 (update to Docker version 1.10.1).

2016-04-11 (11 Apr 2016)

2016-02-15 (15 Feb 2016)

The qclib 1.1.0 package (with minor enhancements and bug fixes) is now available for download.

2016-02-12 (12 Feb 2016)

2016-02-02 (02 Feb 2016)

This developerWorks update documents upstream contributions to kernel 4.3 and other contributions to Open Source from the Linux on z Systems team:

2015-12-15 (15 Dec 2015)

  • New documentation for SLES12 SP1 - refer to the SLES12 SP1 documentation page for new documentation tailored for SLES12 SP1: as well as links to closest matching 'Development Stream' documentation.
  • The Distribution hints SUSE Linux Enterprise Server have been updated for SLES12 SP1.

2015-12-08 (08 Dec 2015)

An updated version of Docker is now available (update to Docker version 1.9.1).

2015-11-19 (19 Nov 2015)

  • New documentation for RHEL7.2 - refer to the RHEL7.2 documentation page for new documentation tailored for RHEL7.2: as well as links to closest matching 'Development Stream' documentation.
  • The Distribution hints Red Hat Enterprise Linux have been updated for RHEL7.2.

2015-10-30 (30 Oct 2015)

An updated version of Docker is now available (update to Docker version 1.8.3).

2015-10-02 (02 Oct 2015)

An updated version of Docker is now available (update to Docker version 1.8.2).

2015-09-18 (18 Sep 2015)

This developerWorks update documents upstream contributions to kernel 4.1, kernel 4.2, and other contributions to Open Source from the Linux on z Systems team:

2015-08-28 (28 Aug 2015)

The qclib 1.0.0 package (qclib for 'Query Capacity library' ) is now available for download.
qclib provides a C API for extraction of system information for Linux on z Systems.

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History of changes

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