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OpenStack is the current de facto standard for cloud computing platforms and is supported by all major Linux distributions. Coupled with its role as the base technology in the domains of NFV & SDN, it has become one of the hottest softwares for networking community. It is a combination of numerous components and services, which […]

The CentOS Project has been performing daily CI testing for quite a while using our t_functional test suite. This testing has solved numerous issues for us in the past, although since it was being run daily sometimes we needed to re-release problem packages after fixes were rolled in. We have gotten the run time down […]

Ten days ago I wrote an article here about an armv7hl test image for the Cubietruck 32-bit ARM board.  I have just uploaded a similar armv7hl image for the Raspberry Pi2. Both of these images are created with the RootFS Build Factory (a 2015 CentOS GSoC Project from Mandar Joshi sponsored by the CentOS Project). […]

FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. This year the event in APAC is happening in Pune, India, from 26th to 28th June. I will be giving an introductory talk about the CentOS Cloud SIG (CCS) in the […]

As Jim Perrin pointed out in an earlier post here on seven.centos.org, we have commenced an armv7 (actually, armv7hl) open build to try and produce CentOS-7 for arm32 boards like the Cubietruck, Raspberry Pi2, and ODROID-C1 (among others). We now have a minimal sdcard only image for the Cubietruck from our unsigned (and as yet […]

The rolling ISO media releases for CentOS 7 for May 2015 (1505) are now available. These rolling ISO media releases are basically just respins of the install media at release time with all bugfix, enhancement, and security updates since release rolled in.  The updated ISOs for 1505 are based on all updates in the CentOS […]

The CentOS Project is now providing a signed copy of the repodata metadata file (repomd.xml.asc) for our Updates Repository for both CentOS-6 and CentOS-7.  To use this feature, you would edit the file /etc/yum.repos.d/ CentOS-Base.repo and locate the [updates] section, the default looks like this: #released updates [updates] name=CentOS-$releasever - Updates mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=updates&infra=$infra #baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/updates/$basearch/ gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-7 […]

Today the CentOS-Project announced the immediate availability of CentOS-7 (1503), the second release of CentOS-7.   Find out more about the release announcement here: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-March/021006.html. Also don't forget to read the release notes at the wiki: http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7.

Waiting for the new package set in the next CentOS-7 release ? A majority of them are now available on every CentOS-7 machine by running the following commands : yum update yum --enablerepo=cr list updates Its important you run a 'yum update' first, since the cr repo definitions are only available in the newer centos-release […]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 was released a few days back, You can go read the release notes now. Its a great way to find out the big changes and enhancements in this release. On the CentOS side of things, we have been working through last week on getting the sources organised and the builds […]