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We wanted to update you on what is happening, largely out of sight to most of the community, on the CentOS Linux 8 front. We have appreciated the patience of the community, but we understand that your patience won’t last forever. A lot of the work in rebuilding RHEL sources into CentOS Linux is handled […]

Purpose To build and distribute the Origin 3.x rpm packages to CentOS repository. Happy New Year and new endeavors Happy New Year to all CentOS community! As of 2020, the CentOS PaaS SIG wants to make a step towards a new endeavor to help and provide OKD 4.x as part of a wider community. However, for the […]

Dear CentOS enthusiast, For those of you who celebrate various things at this time of year, we wish you a wonderful time with family and friends. IN THIS EDITION: News Releases and updates Events SIG reports Contributing News December, as usual, was very slow around here, with many people taking some time off around the […]

It's not a secret that the CentOS project has always been running on sponsored infra since the beginning of the journey. While over the years we sometimes lost some "sponsors", we are always happy to see new ones joigning us . That's especially true for the infra used to "seed" the CentOS distro and SIGs content […]

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 . 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 - […]

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. 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.