Author Archives: Rich Bowen

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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 […]

Last week I had a short chat with Brian Stinson and Carl George, from Red Hat's CPE (Community Platform Engineering) team about the work they are doing to enable CentOS Stream. (9 minutes)

Dear CentOS Enthusiast, It's been another fairly quiet month in CentOS, but I have a few things to share with you. News CPE Last week I spoke with Aoife Moloney and Stefan Mattejiet of Red Hat's Community Platform Engineering (CPE) group. CPE do a bunch of infrastructure work for Fedora and CentOS, and we've been […]

Dear CentOS enthusiasts, The past month has been quieter than recent months, in terms of news, and I was very occupied with some other things last week, so I hope you can forgive the delay in getting this month's newsletter out. If you want to receive notifications of new newsletters in future months, please subscribe […]

As any open source project grows and matures, the people who have always done all the things can’t do everything any more. CentOS is at that point (really, we have been for a long time) and we’ve been struggling with those kind of growing pains for some years. Recently, we made a small change in […]

Linux clothes specialist HELLOTUX from Europe, who makes the official Fedora shirts, signed an agreement with Red Hat to make embroidered CentOS t-shirts, polo shirts and sweatshirts. They have been making Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, and other Linux shirts for 18 years, and now the collection is extended to CentOS. Instead of printing, they use programmable […]

Hi, CentOS enthusiasts, and thanks for coming back for another edition of the CentOS monthly community newsletter. If you want to receive notifications of new newsletters in the future, subscribe to the centos-newsletter mailing list! News: Boothole: In last month's newsletter, we told you about Boothole, and the fix for it. And if you were […]