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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 […]

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 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Contributing to the newsletter Releases and updates August was unusually slow in terms of […]

Purpose To make CentOS a suitable platform for many different storage solutions. It should be very simple for users to deploy CentOS with the components of storage projects of their choice. Membership Update Ceph and Gluster are current projects in the CentOS Storage SIG. We have been in touch with other storage projects that have […]

Today, CentOS turns 15 years old. It’s had hard times and good times, and gone through a number of big changes over those years. We feel that we’ve landed in a really great place, over the last 5 years, as part of the Red Hat family of projects, and we’re very excited about what’s coming […]

Dear CentOS enthusiast, Another month into 2019, and we have a lot to tell you about. Releases and updates SIG updates Events Contributing to the newsletter #CentOS15 CentOS turns 15 this month! We've been talking with some of the people who have been around since the beginning, and a few that joined us a little […]

For our next #CentOS15 profile, I spoke with Manuel "Wolfy" Wolfshant, who has been an active member of our community since the very beginning, shortly after we started working with the WhiteBox Linux community. (You can see some of the other #CentOS15 interviews on YouTube.) When Red Hat moved the business model from selling CDs […]

As I’ve mentioned, as we approach our 15th anniversary, I’ve been talking with some of the people who were around in those early days, to get more of the backstory. (See our YouTube channel for the full interview.) Last week, I spoke with Greg Kurtzer, who founded the Caos Linux project, which turned into the […]

As per the SIG reporting guide, the Promo SIG offers its quarterly report for the period from Nov 1, 2018 through Feb 1, 2019 Purpose The CentOS Promotion SIG exists to provide promotion, and consistent messaging, of CentOS, both at physical events and online. Membership Update In the reporting period, we have had participation from […]