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After an 8 year silence, we're pleased to announce that the CentOS Pulse Newsletter is coming back to life. This release is packed with information from the CentOS Community, including events, reports from our SIGs (Special Interest Groups) and information about the release of CentOS 7.5.1804 You can read the newsletter at https://wiki.centos.org/Newsletter/1801 More information […]

When we initially launched seven.centos.org, the idea was just to have a single blog instance that CentOS Dev and QA team members could use to give feedback and also report status update about the rebuild and testing of CentOS 7 : that was an easy entry point for people wanting to know how far we […]

Last week I, and one of my colleagues, had the opportunity to attend SuperComputing Asia in Singapore. The great thing about the various SuperComputing conferences is getting to see what amazing things people are doing with HPC (High Performance Computing) to make the world a better place. This was very much the case last week […]

For those of you who were unable to attend the CentOS Dojo in Brussels, here are all of the videos from the event. Subscribe to our YouTube at youtube.com/TheCentOSProject  KB's "State of CentOS" Bert Van Vreckem - Basic troubleshooting of network services Tomas Oulevey - Anaconda addon development Matthias Runge - Opstools SIG Haikel Guemar - […]

Another FOSDEM is history. I wanted to take a moment to thank all of the people that helped out at the CentOS table at FOSDEM, as well as at the Dojo before FOSDEM. We had about 75 people in attendance at the Dojo on Friday, with 12 presentations from various speakers. Some of these presentations […]

SC17, the largest SuperComputing event in the world, was held in Denver, Colorado, November 12 through 17th. I was lucky enough to attend the event as a representative of the CentOS community. While there, I spoke with dozens of organizations that use CentOS as part of their High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure. I also got […]

Once again we'll be holding our annual CentOS Dojo in Brussels, the day before FOSDEM. The event will be held at the same venue as last year - at the Marriott Grand Place - and will run from 9am until 5pm. After 5, we'll join the traditional FOSDEM party at Delirium. The CFP for this […]

Yesterday we held our first - hopefully of many - dojo at CERN. We had around 70 people in attendance, representing many organizations and nations. And we had presentations from many different projects within the CentOS ecosystem. If you're not familiar with CentOS Dojos, you can read more about them here: https://wiki.centos.org/Events/Dojo/ And if you're not […]

In an earlier article on CentOS Linux 7 (1708), I explained the the basic release process and about things like the Continuous Release (CR) repository.  I am not going to go into detail about those two topics here, just update you on the process. The packages that make up what will be our CentOS Linux […]

Red Hat released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 on August 1st, 2017 (Info).  In the CentOS world, we call this type of release a 'Point Release', meaning that the major version of a distribution (in this case Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7) is getting a new point in time update set (in this case '.4').  […]