CentOS Stream is Continuous Delivery

Friday, 11, December 2020 Stef Walter Uncategorized 65 Comments

Continuous Delivery 101: Do the hard things continuously, so that they become easy. From the outside, it may appear that the way we build RHEL (and thus the CentOS Linux content) hasn’t changed in a decade. But beneath the covers, we’re pulling off a monumental transformation of how we develop RHEL without impacting our customers. […]

CentOS Project shifts focus to CentOS Stream

Tuesday, 8, December 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized 717 Comments

The future of the CentOS Project is CentOS Stream, and over the next year we’ll be shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current RHEL release. CentOS Linux 8, as a rebuild of RHEL 8, will end at the end […]

An update on our Gitforge

Wednesday, 18, November 2020 lgriffin Uncategorized No Comments

Hey everyone, Back in March we published this blog where the CPE team came to a decision about a future Gitforge. The decision was made to opt for Gitlab as the Forge of choice. We can now announce that the service has been stood up successfully, with Gitlab running this as a SaaS offering on […]

Board approves creation of Infrastructure SIG

Thursday, 10, September 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

As any open source project grows and matures, the people who have always done all the things can’t do everything any more. CentOS is at that point (really, we have been for a long time) and we’ve been struggling with those kind of growing pains for some years. Recently, we made a small change in […]

Embroidered CentOS Shirts and Sweatshirt

Wednesday, 2, September 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

Linux clothes specialist HELLOTUX from Europe, who makes the official Fedora shirts, signed an agreement with Red Hat to make embroidered CentOS t-shirts, polo shirts and sweatshirts. They have been making Debian, Ubuntu, openSUSE, and other Linux shirts for 18 years, and now the collection is extended to CentOS. Instead of printing, they use programmable […]

CPE Weekly: 2020-08-14

Friday, 14, August 2020 Aoife Moloney Uncategorized No Comments

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group, or CPE for short, is the Red Hat team combining IT and release engineering from Fedora and CentOS. Our goal is to keep core servers and services running and maintained, build releases, and other strategic tasks that need more dedicated time than volunteers can give. See our wiki page […]

CPE Feedback Survey

Wednesday, 12, August 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

Hey folks, CPE need your help 🙂 Over the last several months we've been trying to improve how we interact and share information with you all. From the blog posts, to mails and how we work on the tickets you send us. Here is a link to a very short survey we've put together to […]

CentOS Community newsletter, August 2020 (#2008)

Tuesday, 4, August 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized 1 Comment

Dear CentOS enthusiasts, Here's what's been happening over the past month. News: Boothole Last week we were made aware of a security hole in grub2, and released a fix for that. You can see the details about this on the centos-announce mailing list. Unfortunately, the fix itself had problems that caused a small percentage of […]

centos.org contribution process

Thursday, 30, July 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized No Comments

I hope that by now you've seen the fresh new look on centos.org. If not, you should go look now. Community member Alain Reguera Delgado, Fabian Arrotin, and a number of others proposed some style updates to the site, as well as a change to the way the site is generated and served. In addition […]

CentOS Community User Survey Results

Wednesday, 29, July 2020 Rich Bowen Uncategorized 5 Comments

Over the past several months we have been running a user survey to learn more about how CentOS is used. This was a very short survey - 4 questions - designed to give us a very high-level view of how the community breaks down in terms of usage. We hope that next year we can […]