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Linux users: it’s your time.

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Sophie Dodson

Sophie Dodson

A tech-savvy author, seamlessly integrating computer science and computer graphic design expertise for a precision-focused approach in her writing, currently specializing in cybersecurity topics.

The Linux kernel provides arguably the most flexible, stable, secure, and lightweight operating systems on the market, but is still a bit of a niche choice for computer users and organizations.

A key factor attributing to Linux’s considerably lower market share (2.15% as of October 2021) compared to OS giants, Windows (75.18%) and macOS (15.89%), is the perceived – and often actual – lack of compatibility of much-needed software solutions with Linux-based systems.

That’s not to say there aren’t thousands of applications available for Linux, but finding a comprehensive security solution that also meets compliance requirements can easily turn into a cumbersome task when you have to factor in Linux endpoints.

So from a business-owner’s perspective, it makes sense to avoid any potential compatibility issues by choosing Windows or macOS over Linux.

Our latest software release makes the choice easy – by taking it away.

Whether you’ve got a hoard of Linux-based endpoints, or just a couple of developers who simply prefer Ubuntu over Windows – they can now receive the same protections afforded to their larger OS counterparts with Admin By Request’s Privileged Access Management solution for Linux.

  • Get the Release Notes here.
  • Get the Technical Documentation here.

The Benefits

There’s a lot to like about the latest release:

  • Lightweight: Like the OS it’s built for, Admin By Request for Linux is quick and easy to install and offers a ‘no-frills, no-fuss’ PAM solution: covering the fundamentals of Privileged Access Management.
  • Flexible: If you’ve got a mixture of OSs in use at your organization, this release gives you the ability to manage multiple solutions under one tenant – eliminating the need to choose between operating systems, or implement multiple security solutions to cover them all.
  • Ticks the Boxes: Whether you’re after a comprehensive PAM solution, or simply need to meet certain compliance requirements relating to cybersecurity, Admin By Request for Linux achieves both.
  • It’s Free: Like open-source Linux software, this latest release is available on a lifetime plan, completely free, for up to 25 endpoints.

Supported Environments

Version 3 of Admin By Request for Linux supports:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) LTS
  • Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish) LTS
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 (RHEL9)

Further support for other Linux-based operating systems will be made available in subsequent releases.

Download Admin By Request for Linux via your Admin Portal: Top Menu > Download > Download Client for Linux.

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