Open To All

Friday, 14, July 2023 spotz announcement, Community, General 9 Comments

Growing a community and making it easier for folks to contribute is a critical element of success. We are excited by the interest in working with the CentOS project. Since Spring 2023, the CentOS Board and members of the community have been working on a set of guidelines to help define what success means for […]

Code of Conduct

Monday, 19, April 2021 Rich Bowen Community No Comments

You may have seen, a few days ago, that the Fedora project announced a new Code of Conduct for their community. In my role as CentOS community manager, I've also been involved in the crafting of that Code, so that we could also use it here in the CentOS project. Yeah, I know, this is […]

CentOS Community Newsletter, February 2021 (#2102)

Tuesday, 9, February 2021 Rich Bowen Community, Newsletter No Comments

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 […]

December updates

Friday, 15, January 2021 Rich Bowen Community, Newsletter No Comments

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 […]

Balancing the needs around the CentOS platform

Saturday, 19, December 2020 Karsten Wade Community, distro 83 Comments

These past few weeks I’ve read through and listened to a lot people’s reactions and responses to our news about the future of the CentOS Project. I see a lot of surprise and disappointment, and I also see people worried about the future and how this is going to affect them, their livelihoods, and the […]

CentOS Community Newsletter, December 2020 (#2012)

Tuesday, 1, December 2020 Rich Bowen Community, Newsletter 1 Comment

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 […]

What is CPE up to: CentOS Stream

Tuesday, 24, November 2020 Rich Bowen interview No Comments

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)

User Survey – preliminary results

Thursday, 4, June 2020 Rich Bowen Community No Comments

We have been running the CentOS User Survey for about a month (you can still fill it out - it's just 4 questions) and we're ready to share some preliminary results. We do play to keep running it for another month, to get a wider pool of respondants. Main use Asked what you use CentOS […]

CentOS Community newsletter, December 2019 (#1912)

Tuesday, 3, December 2019 Rich Bowen Community, Newsletter No Comments

Dear CentOS enthusiast, For those of you who celebrate various things at this time of year, we wish you a wonderful time with family and friends. IN THIS EDITION: News Releases and updates Events SIG reports Contributing News On 2019-11-13 the CentOS Board of Directors held their first meeting following the release of CentOS Linux […]

CentOS Community newsletter, November 2019 (#1911)

Monday, 4, November 2019 Rich Bowen Community, Newsletter 4 Comments

Dear CentOS enthusiast, CentOS is more than just code. If you want to contribute in other non-code ways - documentation, design, promotion, events - we want to hear from you. See the "Contributing" section below for more details. IN THIS EDITION: News Releases and updates Events Contributing News This month the infrastructure team has been […]