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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 […]

Dear CentOS Community, As we enter the new year, I'm sure there's really only one thing on your mind, and so we'll start there. As you are no doubt aware, the CentOS project has shifted focus from CentOS Linux - the RHEL rebuild - to CentOS Stream - the continuously delivered distribution that reflects what […]

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 […]

Dear CentOS Enthusiast, It's been another fairly quiet month in CentOS, but I have a few things to share with you. News CPE Last week I spoke with Aoife Moloney and Stefan Mattejiet of Red Hat's Community Platform Engineering (CPE) group. CPE do a bunch of infrastructure work for Fedora and CentOS, and we've been […]