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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dear CentOS enthusiast, If you'd like to help out with the process of putting together the newsletter, please see the Contributing section at the end. We're always looking for help! IN THIS EDITION: Releases and updates Events Contributing to the newsletter Releases and updates The big news in September was the release of CentOS Linux […]