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Once upon a time, there was a repository called fasttrack, and it used to get low priority updates before going through all the usual checks. Eventually, that repo was deprecated, we couldn't delete it without breaking compatibility, so it just stayed there, empty and silent. A few days ago, a bug appeared in bind, that […]

2018-12-12: We published new Vagrant images, v1811.02, fixing CentOS bug 15552 (wrong permissions on file /etc/sudoers.d/vagrant cause visudo -c to report an error, which can result in problems with Puppet). We are pleased to announce new official Vagrant images of CentOS Linux 6.10 and CentOS Linux 7.6.1810 for x86_64. All included packages have been updated […]

The CentOS Atomic SIG has released an updated version of CentOS Atomic Host (7.1811), 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-1.22.1-26.gitb507039.el7.centos.x86_64 cloud-init-18.2-1.el7.centos.1.x86_64 podman- docker-1.13.1-84.git07f3374.el7.centos.x86_64 etcd-3.2.22-1.el7.x86_64 flannel-0.7.1-4.el7.x86_64 […]

We would like to announce that OKD v3.11 rpms been officially released and are available at [1] OKD is the Origin community distribution of Kubernetes. In order to use the released repo [1] we have created and published the rpm (contains the yum configuration file) [2] which is in the main CentOS extra repository. […]

We are pleased to announce the (tentative) schedule of talks for the upcoming CentOS Dojo in Brussels, which will be held on the day before FOSDEM - February 1, 2019 - at the Grand Place Marriott. Details, and the schedule, are now available at (Schedule subject to change). Registration is free, but we need […]

Greetings from the mirror-management department! This notice is for those who employ some sort of an automation to download AltArch (ie. aarch64, armhfp, i386, power9, ppc64, ppc64le) CentOS 7 .iso/.raw.xz images from Those using a regular browser to download these images are not particularly affected, and you can continue to the next post on […]

It's been over a year since we published anything about the CentOS Community Container Pipeline. Many interesting things have happened during the past year, many things have changed and there's a complete shift in the architecture of the service that's was rolled out over the last weekend. Wait, I've never heard of this project If […]

We are pleased to announce new official Vagrant images of CentOS Linux 6.9 and CentOS Linux 7.5.1804 for x86_64 (based on the sources of RHEL 7.5). All included packages have been updated to September 30th, 2018. Notable Changes The images now use the ext4 filesystem, instead of XFS. We have been getting unbootable images due […]

The following CentOS Updates have been announced in the past week: CentOS Errata and Enhancement Advisory 2018:2675 - CentOS 6 microcode_ctl Enhancement Update CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2018:2693  - Critical CentOS 6 firefox Security Update CentOS Errata and Enhancement Advisory 2018:2397 - CentOS 7 microcode_ctl Enhancement Update CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2018:2692 - Critical CentOS 7 firefox […]

(A note from Brian Stinson, from the CI team.) Some of you may know that the CentOS Community Build System, and CentOS CI Infrastructures are hosted in Raleigh, North Carolina. I wanted to take this opportunity to let all of you know that outages are possible (but not expected) in the coming days as Hurricane […]