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It hardly seems possible that it’s already October. September (and the first few days of October) was very busy in CentOS news. Events We had our first in-person event in almost two years, last week in Seattle, and we have two upcoming events. October CentOS Dojo Later this week we will be holding the October […]

Dear CentOS community, It’s been another interesting and productive month in the CentOS project. If you’d like to contribute your own stories or articles to this newsletter, please join us on the centos-promo mailing list. Project News Public Board of Directors Meetings As part of our onging effort to increase transparency and participation at CentOS, the […]

Dear CentOS enthusiast, thanks for joining us for another month's community newsletter. Top news There’s a lot going on on the CentOS community lately. Here are some of the highlights. CentOS Linux 8 EOL You are likely already aware that CentOS Linux 8 will reach end of life (EOL) on December 31, 2021. However, we […]

Dear CentOS Enthusiasts, Here's what's happening in our community over the past month. CentOS Stream 9 is open for contribution: Container images and a note about new composes We've been working on producing more artifacts for CentOS Stream 9, those can be found at the composes location: https://composes.stream.centos.org You'll notice a few directories under there, […]

(Yes, we're a little late this month. Sorry about that.) Dear CentOS Enthusiasts, Here's what's happening around the CentOS community lately. CentOS Linux 8.4 Released We are pleased to announce the general availability of the latest version of CentOS Linux 8. Effective immediately, this is the current release for CentOS Linux 8 and is tagged […]

Hello, friends, It's been another busy month in the CentOS Project, so we'll get straight to the news: CentOS Stream News Last week, Brian Stinson announced some updates on the progress towards CentOS Stream 9 on the centos-devel mailing list. This included the availability of Stream 9 packages on Gitlab, and a koji instance where […]

Dear CentOS Community, Thanks for joining us for another edition of our monthly newsletter. Here's what's happening in the CentOS community. Upcoming CentOS Dojo Yesterday we closed the Call For Presentations (CFP) for the upcoming CentOS Dojo in May, and we hope to publish the schedule of selected presentations this week. Meanwhile, you can register […]

Dear CentOS Community, Here's a glimpse into what's happening in the CentOS community, and what's coming in the next few months. This month in CentOS Stream We've had a lot going on in CentOS Stream this month, here are some major things we've been working on: - CentOS Linux Extras and CentOS Stream Extras are […]

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 […]