Installer and image creation

In EL 8.3, you can configure a root password and create a user account before you begin the installation. Previously, you configured a root password and created a user account after you began the installation process.

Infrastructure services

The Tuned system tuning tool has been rebased to version 2.13, which adds support for architecture-dependent tuning and multiple include directives.


The USBGuard framework now provides its own SELinux policy, it notifies desktop users in GUI, and the version 0.7.8 contains many other improvements and bug fixes.

Dynamic programming languages, web and database servers

Later versions of the following components are now available as new module streams:

  • nginx 1.18
  • Node.js 14
  • Perl 5.30
  • PHP 7.4
  • Ruby 2.7

The following components have been updated in EL 8.3:

  • Git to version 2.27
  • Squid to version 4.11

Compiler toolsets

The following compiler toolsets have been updated in EL 8.3:

  • GCC Toolset 10
  • LLVM Toolset 10.0.1
  • Rust Toolset 1.45.2
  • Go Toolset 1.14.7

OpenJDK 11 is now available

New version of Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK) is now available.


EuroLinux is compatible with Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®. For more information about the changes in version 8.3, please see the Red Hat documentation.