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A substantial number of released/updates were announced on Tuesday, March 19th, and are listed below. For timely announcements of these updates, subscribe to the centos-announce mailing list, at https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos-announce . Errata and Enhancements Advisories We issued the following CEEA (CentOS Errata and Enhancements Advisories) during March: Tue Mar 19 2019: CEEA-2019:0507 CentOS 7 shadow-utils Enhancement - https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2019-March/023228.html […]

CentOS Opstools SIG Quarterly Report Dec 01, 2018 - Feb 28, 2019 Purpose Provide tools and, documentation, recommendations and best practices for operators of large infrastructure. Membership update We need to be honest to see that contributions decreased over the time. Members moved on, and at the same time, we failed to attract new contributors. […]

Happy birthday, CentOS! 15 years ago, the CentOS project started up in order to fill a gap left by a change in the way that Red Hat decided to market their product. Many of the people that were involved in those early days are still involved today, although in different capacities than they were then. […]

Virtualization SIG quarterly report, Dec 1 2018 - February 28 2019 Purpose Packaging and maintaining different FOSS based virtualization applications that one can install and run natively on CentOS. https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Virtualization Membership Update We are always looking for new members. Tomasz Baranski and Yuval Turgeman joined the SIG for oVirt project. Releases and Packages oVirt 4.2 reached […]

In this post, we're going to talk about how to use buildah to build container images on CentOS. buildah is a command line tool that facilitates building OCI compliant images. There's a plethora of information available around what buildah is on its GitHub landing page so we won't dive more into what it is. However, […]

Just a quick update - the schedule from the recent CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM has been updated to include the videos from each presentation. Note: Three of the talks are missing video due to equipment failure.

On Friday of last week, we once again gathered in Brussels for our annual CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM. 14 speakers gave talks on a wide variety of topics, ranging from deeply technical, to community-centered, to a vision of what's coming in CentOS 8. The full schedule is on the event website, and the videos from […]

01 September 2018 - 31 November 2018 Purpose Packaging and maintaining different FOSS based Private cloud infrastructure applications that one can install and run natively on CentOS. https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Cloud Membership Update We are always looking for new members, especially representation from other cloud technologies. The SIG agreed to replace the inactive SIG Chair, Kushal Das, with […]

I'm at SC18 - the premiere international supercomputing event - in Dallas, Texas. Every year at this event, hundreds of companies and universities gather to show what they've been doing in the past year in supercomputing and HPC. As usual, the highlight of this event for me is the student cluster competition. Teams from around […]

After many years of excellent service by the Oregon State University Open Source Lab the CentOS Project has decided to migrate our web-based pastebin instance to a self-hosted platform running on our infrastructure.  This has provided us the opportunity to move to a different solution based on the Stikked pastebin server which is a more modern […]