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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 […]

Dear CentOS enthusiast, We wish you a happy and prosperous 2019, full of CentOS! Releases and updates SIG updates Events Contributing to the newsletter Releases and updates December was a very busy month for releases and updates. The following releases and updates happened in December. For each update, the given URL provides the upstream notes […]

We're looking forward to seeing all of you in Brussels next month! The annual FOSDEM CentOS Dojo will be happening, as usual, on the Friday before FOSDEM starts - February 1st, 2019 - at the Marriott Grand Place, just a few minutes walk from Grand Place. We do ask that you register, so that we […]

When thinking about the CentOS Project, it’s natural to think of the Linux distro and how it makes operations and administration easy through sane package integration and management.  If you are an open source software project, though, how is the CentOS Linux platform useful to you beyond the operating system? This is where SIGs come […]

The videos from the recent #CentOSDojo at #CERN are now available on the CentOS YouTube channel. If you have time for only one, be sure to watch the first video, which talks about the challenges that CERN has with the enormous amount of data they produce every day in the LHC. Also recommended, Fabian's discussion […]

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 […]