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How to watch for CentOS Stream activity on Fedora Message Bus

Wednesday, 5, June 2024 bookwar ci, SIG No Comments

As you probably know, CentOS Stream development is happening in the open on Gitlab.com. You can see changes happening in real time in the redhat/centos-stream/rpms namespace. You can check open merge request, create yours and provide feedback. Yet, due to the limitations of the Gitlab platform, we have not been able to provide an unauthenticated […]

CentOS Infrastructure Update Q1 2024

Monday, 27, May 2024 zlopez Infra No Comments

This is a summary of the work done by the CentOS Infrastructure team. This team maintains the infrastructure for both CentOS and CentOS Stream. This update is made from infographics and detailed updates. If you want to just see what’s new, check the infographics. If you want more details, continue reading.

CentOS Board Meeting Recap, April 2024

Friday, 12, April 2024 shaunm Board minutes No Comments

The recording of the April CentOS Board meeting is now available. Watch the recording Read the minutes The recording has timestamps so you can skip to the parts that interest you. Here are a few highlights of the meeting: The board discussed what to do with CentOS 7 AMIs after the CentOS 7 EOL. We […]

Thanks to Equinix for sponsoring the CentOS Project

Thursday, 11, April 2024 Fabian Arrotin Uncategorized No Comments

The CentOS Project , as long as I can remember, wouldn't have been possible without help of various sponsors over the years. Most sponsors listed on https://www.centos.org/sponsors sponsored one or more machines hosted in various datacenters over the globe, but some had a huge impact over the content delivery. Some years ago, Packet.net (now Equinix.com) […]

CentOS Board Welcomes Troy Dawson

Thursday, 4, April 2024 shaunm Uncategorized 1 Comment

CentOS is excited to welcome Troy Dawson to the Board of Directors. The CentOS Board is made up of 10 members, nominated by the community and appointed by a vote of the board. Celeste Lyn Paul decided not to serve another term this year, so the board began the process of selecting a new directory. […]

CentOS mailing lists migration to mailman3

Wednesday, 3, April 2024 Fabian Arrotin Uncategorized No Comments

Due to a needed upgrade , we'll have to move the existing CentOS mailman instance (aka https://lists.centos.org) to a new server/host. Migration is scheduled for """"Monday April 8th, 7:00 am UTC time"""". You can convert to local time with $(date -d '2024-04-08 07:00 UTC') The expected "downtime" is estimated to ~60 minutes , time needed […]

March 2024 News

Friday, 29, March 2024 shaunm Uncategorized No Comments

March 2024 News CentOS Linux 7 and CentOS Stream 8 will both go EOL in just a couple months. Fabian Arrotin posted some details on how this will affect CentOS infrastructure. As a reminder, we have a blog post with EOL details and migration options. CentOS will migrate from Mailman 2 to 3 soon. Fabian Arrotin has asked […]

CentOS Board Meeting Recap, March 2024

Thursday, 28, March 2024 shaunm Board minutes No Comments

The recording of the March CentOS Board meeting is now available. Watch the recording Read the minutes The recording has timestamps so you can skip to the parts that interest you. Here are a few highlights of the meeting: There was some discussion on SIGs, including the SIG Council proposal (Issue 126) and the SIG […]

CentOS Stream is now available in Azure community galleries

Monday, 25, March 2024 bstinson Uncategorized 1 Comment

CentOS Stream 9 for x86_64 is now available in community gallery (feature of Azure Compute Gallery! You have always been able to generate CentOS Stream images and upload them to your tenants in Azure yourself, but getting started is now a little easier by using prebuilt images in the Gallery.  As an open-source community, the […]

CentOS at SCaLE

Friday, 8, March 2024 shaunm Uncategorized No Comments

SCaLE 21x is happening next week in Pasadena, CA. This is one of our favorite events, and we're excited to be taking part again. Join us at the CentOS Classroom on Thursday, March 14, from 2pm to 5pm. This is a new format we're testing to have small colocated CentOS events at larger open source […]