Scientific Linux at DESY

Welcome to the information platform on Scientific Linux at DESY, location Hamburg, provided by DESY -IT-. Here, you will find documentation on available distributions, the installation frameworks, recommended hardware, answers to frequently asked questions, and the people working on all that. With Scientific Linux being the mainstream distribution on site, general informations on the use of Linux at DESY will be added over time.

Scientific Linux Release Status

The current Production Release of Scientific Linux are :


SLD5, the Scientific Linux -DESY- version 5 release 9 in 32/64 bit version.

SLD6, the Scientific Linux -DESY- version 6 release 5 in only (!) 64 bit version.