In two months, the CentOS Project returns to FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium on February 3-4, 2024. We will host CentOS Connect on the two dates before FOSDEM, and we'll once again have a stand at FOSDEM, shared with RDO and OKD. We're also joining with our friends at Fedora, AlmaLinux, Ubuntu, and openSUSE to deliver […]
The recording of the August CentOS Board meeting is now available. Watch the recording Read the minutes The recording has timestamps so you can skip to the parts that interest you. Here are a few highlights of the meeting: After much discussion, the wiki has been archived. There was considerable discussion about improvements to be […]
The CentOS ISA SIG was created to have a place to experiment with architecture baselines, compiler optimizations, and other optimization techniques that could potentially benefit users of newer hardware on real-world workloads. We’ve been up and running for a while now, so we thought it would be interesting to describe what we’ve done, how it […]
The CentOS team is excited to announce that we will be hosting a CentOS Connect event at Flock to Fedora on August 2, 2023. CentOS Connect is a series of mini-conferences that showcase the latest developments across the Enterprise Linux ecosystem. These events are usually colocated with other open source conferences to help reach a […]
Today we have heard from KB that he is stepping down from the CentOS Board of Directors. On behalf of the Board, I want to thank KB for his years of leadership. His work on the project, and in the community, has made the world a better place in tangible ways that affect millions of […]
Here's an overview of the news for October.
We are pleased to announce that Red Hat is establishing a small team directly responsible for participating in EPEL activities. Their job isn't to displace the EPEL community, but rather to support it full-time. We expect many beneficial effects, among those better EPEL readiness for a RHEL major release. The EPEL team will be part […]
We will be holding another online CentOS Dojo on October 7th and 8th. The call for presentations is now open. More details about the event are in the wiki, which will be updated with additional information as we have it.
This is a followup to our earlier post regarding CentOS' move to the Libera IRC network. Thanks primarily to the efforts of John "Bahhumbug" and our other IRC ops, the move has been completed, and all channels have been moved from Freenode to irc.Libera.chat, complete with the topics, bots, access lists, and supporting documentation. Note […]
Thank you to everyone who responded to my call for feedback on the SIG process. A few people responded on-list. More people responded off-list. I’ve summarized common complaints, and in a few cases provided comments verbatim - especially when they already went to a public list. Please see the centos-devel mailing list for further discussion […]