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Dear CentOS Community, Thanks for joining us for another edition of our monthly newsletter. Here's what's happening in the CentOS community. Upcoming CentOS Dojo Yesterday we closed the Call For Presentations (CFP) for the upcoming CentOS Dojo in May, and we hope to publish the schedule of selected presentations this week. Meanwhile, you can register […]

Hi Everyone, If you would like to see this report and toggle to the section you are most interested in, I would suggest visiting this link https://hackmd.io/8iV7PilARSG68Tqv8CzKOQ?view and use the header bar on your left to skip to where you want to go! Initiative FYI Links Initiatives repo here: https://pagure.io/cpe/initiatives-proposal 2021 Quarterly Planning timetable here: […]

TL;DR: Online Dojo will be held May 13th, 14th, 2021 Dojo CFP open now at forms.gle/wRa8r5ZRHrqnZ6VF6 Closes April 5th, 00:01 UTC As promised in my email a few weeks ago, we're going to try to do online Dojos quarterly for the coming few quarters, and we're pleased to announce the first of these. We will […]

Dear CentOS Community, Here's a glimpse into what's happening in the CentOS community, and what's coming in the next few months. This month in CentOS Stream We've had a lot going on in CentOS Stream this month, here are some major things we've been working on: - CentOS Linux Extras and CentOS Stream Extras are […]

Dear CentOS Community, This month's newsletter is running a little late, because I wanted to include the report from our annual FOSDEM CentOS Dojo, which was held last Thursday and Friday. CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM We had 216 registrations, with 164 (75.9%) of registrants actually showing up. The average attendee spent 475 minutes at the […]

Last week we held our traditional annual CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM. We had 216 people registered, of whom 164 (75.9%) actually showed up to attend some part of it. A big thank you to those that turned up and made it a successful event. In case you missed it, or some part of it, all […]

I usually include the below report in the monthly newsletter, and overlooked it this month. So, without further ado, here are the CentOS 7 updates that were pushed out in December: Errata and Enhancements Advisories We issued the following CEEA (CentOS Errata and Enhancements Advisories) during December: Fri Dec 18 2020: CEEA-2020:5450 CentOS 7 microcode_ctl […]

Dear CentOS Community, As we enter the new year, I'm sure there's really only one thing on your mind, and so we'll start there. As you are no doubt aware, the CentOS project has shifted focus from CentOS Linux - the RHEL rebuild - to CentOS Stream - the continuously delivered distribution that reflects what […]

The future of the CentOS Project is CentOS Stream, and over the next year we’ll be shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current RHEL release. CentOS Linux 8, as a rebuild of RHEL 8, will end at the end […]

Dear CentOS Enthusiast, With many of you celebrating one holiday or another this time of year, we want to extend to you the warmest wishes for your Thanksgiving, Diwali, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Years, and holiday season. We hope for each of you that 2021 brings new opportunities, and much happiness. We have a few […]