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TL;DR: Online Dojo will be held May 13th, 14th, 2021 Dojo CFP open now at 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 […]

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group is the Red Hat team combining IT and release engineering from Fedora and CentOS. Our goal is to keep core servers and services running and maintained, build releases, and other strategic tasks that need more dedicated time than volunteers can give. See our wiki page here for more information: […]

Hi Everyone, 2020 has seen a lot of changes for everyone - understatement of the year right? One of these changes though has been how the Community Platform Engineering Team has decided to try adjust how they work. We are on an agile workflow journey and we began this year with quarterly planning, for the […]

We are pleased to announce new official Vagrant images of CentOS Linux 6.10 and CentOS Linux 7.8.2003 for x86_64. All included packages have been updated to May 30th, 2019. We are unfortunately not able to create images for CentOS 8.x om our build infrastructure at this time, but are working on this. Known Issues The […]

You may have seen the emails from Aoife about the work the Community Platform Engineering (CPE) team is doing around authentication tooling, and what that might mean for CentOS. Here’s a brief explainer for what’s happening. The authentication software we use for SIGs (FAS or Fedora Account System) and a few other bits around the […]

We are very pleased to announce the latest release in the CentOS 7 series. The full release announcements may be seen on the centos-devel mailing list: Release for CentOS Linux 7 (2003) on the x86_64 Architecture Release for CentOS Linux 7 (2003) on armhfp aarch64 i386 ppc64 ppc64le and power9 These releases were made possible […]

Today the CentOS Project is rolling out a comprehensive licensing policy to document how licensing has been conducted normally in the Project, along with filling gaps that are crucial for being a contributor project. Your feedback and questions are welcome on the centos-devel mailing list. Please read the following for more detail and background. One […]

The CentOS community, along with the Governing Board, is pleased to welcome two new members to the Board. Effective 8th April 2020, Thomas Oulevey and Patrick Riehecky will be joining the project leadership. (See also KB's announcement on the centos-devel mailing list.) I spoke with Karsten Wade, who is a board member, about how the […]

The CentOS Atomic SIG has released an updated version of CentOS Atomic Host (7.1910), an operating system designed to run Linux containers, built from standard CentOS 7 RPMs, and tracking the component versions included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host. CentOS Atomic Host includes these core component versions: atomic-1.22.1-29.gitb507039.el7.x86_64 rpm-ostree-client-2018.5-2.atomic.el7.x86_64 ostree-2019.1-2.el7.x86_64 cloud-init-18.5-3.el7.centos.x86_64 docker-1.13.1-103.git7f2769b.el7.centos.x86_64 kernel-3.10.0-1062.4.3.el7.x86_64 […]

We are excited to announce the release of CentOS 8, and of the new RHEL upstream, CentOS Streams. Details can be found on the CentOS-Announce mailing list.