Author Archives: Rich Bowen

Today we have heard from KB that he is stepping down from the CentOS Board of Directors. On behalf of the Board, I want to thank KB for his years of leadership. His work on the project, and in the community, has made the world a better place in tangible ways that affect millions of […]

Here's an overview of the news for October.

Purpose The SCLo SIG aims to provide Software Collections packages from Red Hat and community for the CentOS ecosystem. For details about what Software Collections are, visit <https://www.softwarecollections.org>. Membership No changes in membership since last report. We are always looking for new members. Health and activity The SIG tries to follow the upstream releases as […]

Kmods SIG This report covers work that happened since last report. The previous report can be found here. Purpose Packaging and maintaining kernel modules for CentOS Stream. Membership Update No SIG members have been added since last report. We welcome anybody that’s interested and willing to do work within the scope of the SIG to join […]

It hardly seems possible that it’s already October. September (and the first few days of October) was very busy in CentOS news. Events We had our first in-person event in almost two years, last week in Seattle, and we have two upcoming events. October CentOS Dojo Later this week we will be holding the October […]

Dear CentOS community, It’s been another interesting and productive month in the CentOS project. If you’d like to contribute your own stories or articles to this newsletter, please join us on the centos-promo mailing list. Project News Public Board of Directors Meetings As part of our onging effort to increase transparency and participation at CentOS, the […]

We are pleased to announce that Red Hat is establishing a small team directly responsible for participating in EPEL activities. Their job isn't to displace the EPEL community, but rather to support it full-time. We expect many beneficial effects, among those better EPEL readiness for a RHEL major release. The EPEL team will be part […]

Dear CentOS enthusiast, thanks for joining us for another month's community newsletter. Top news There’s a lot going on on the CentOS community lately. Here are some of the highlights. CentOS Linux 8 EOL You are likely already aware that CentOS Linux 8 will reach end of life (EOL) on December 31, 2021. However, we […]

We will be holding another online CentOS Dojo on October 7th and 8th. The call for presentations is now open. More details about the event are in the wiki, which will be updated with additional information as we have it.

Convened 22:05 In attendance: Board Pat Riehecky Thomas Oulevey (Secretary) Mike McLean Josh Boyer Davide Cavalca Jim Perrin Tru Huynh Rich Bowen (Chair) Guests Matthias Runge Jeffrey Osier-Mixon Ian McLeod Brian Stinson Alfredo Moralejo Alonso Directors Absent: Johnny Hughes Karanbir Singh Brian Exelbierd (Sent regrets and notes on agenda items) Minutes Previous Minutes June minutes […]