News, views, and reports on CentOS

New CentOS Director – Celeste Lyn Paul

Tuesday, 22, February 2022 Rich Bowen announcement No Comments

Every six months (in January and August) the CentOS board has the opportunity to reelect, or replace half of the directors. This staggered approach was adopted so that we are never in a situation where the entire board (or even a significant majority) is replaced, leaving no experienced directors. In the January 2022 board meeting, […]

CentOS Community Newsletter, February 2022

Friday, 11, February 2022 shaunm Newsletter No Comments

February 2022 Newsletter Project News FOSDEM Dojo CentOS hosted its annual FOSDEM Dojo. This Dojo was once again virtual. If you missed the Dojo, or you just want to watch it again, all of the videos (and some of the slides) are available on the Dojo wiki page. Also, Aleksandra Fedorova gave a talk at […]

January 2022 Board Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, 19, January 2022 Rich Bowen Board agendas, Board minutes 1 Comment

2022-01 CentOS board meeting Attendees Board members Thomas Oulevey Tru Huynh Brian Exelbierd Pat Riehecky Davide Cavalca Josh Boyer Mike McLean Johnny Hughes Guests Jack Aboutboul  Shaun McCance  Lance Albertson  Neal Gompa  Matthew Miller  Christoph Galuschka  Leslie Hawthorn  Jonathan Billings  Brian Stinson  Amy Marrich  22h03 Agenda Previous minutes (Posted late.) Seat new directors [Rich] - […]

CentOS Community Newsletter, January 2022

Friday, 14, January 2022 Rich Bowen Newsletter 2 Comments

January 2022 Newsletter Project News Update 2022-02-01: These instructions no longer work since the packages were moved from the mirror network to the vault. See the CentOS 8 section of the CentOS Stream page for current instructions. The big news, of course, is that CentOS Linux 8 reached End Of Life on Friday, December 31, […]

December 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, 11, January 2022 Rich Bowen Board minutes No Comments

Note: Posting late, as we appear to have overlooked posting these after the December meeting. Note: The November board meeting didn't happen due to scheduling conflicts, so there are no minutes for that month. Attendees Board members Pat Riehecky Thomas Oulevey Rich Bowen Davide Cavalca Tru Huynh Mike Jim Bex Josh Boyer joined at :30 […]

CentOS Hyperscale SIG Quarterly Report for 2021Q4

Monday, 10, January 2022 Davide Cavalca SIG No Comments

CentOS Hyperscale SIG Quarterly Report for 2021Q4 This report covers work that happened between October 2nd and December 31st. For previous work, see the 2021Q3 report. Purpose The Hyperscale SIG focuses on enabling CentOS Stream deployment on large-scale infrastructures and facilitating collaboration on packages and tooling. Membership update Since the last update, the SIG gained […]

CentOS Community Newsletter: December 2021

Tuesday, 7, December 2021 Rich Bowen Newsletter No Comments

Dear CentOS enthusiast, As we approach the end of 2021, I wanted to thank all of you who have worked so hard this year towards the betterment of the project. This year we've made governance more transparent, welcomed several new SIGs, made big strides in consolidating infrastructure with Fedora where it made sense, and begun […]

Introducing CentOS Stream 9

Friday, 3, December 2021 Rich Bowen announcement 22 Comments

The CentOS Project is delighted to announce the availability of CentOS Stream 9, the latest major release of the CentOS Stream distribution. What’s Great About CentOS Stream CentOS Stream is Continuous CentOS Stream is a continuous-delivery distribution providing each point-release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Before a package is formally introduced to CentOS Stream, it undergoes […]

Announcing the latest release of CentOS Linux 8 (2111)

Tuesday, 16, November 2021 Johnny Hughes announcement No Comments

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the latest version of CentOS Linux 8. Effectively immediately, this is the current release for CentOS Linux 8 and is tagged as 2111, derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 Source Code. **PLEASE NOTE:** CentOS Linux 8 will EOL on 31 December 2021. We will handle […]

Announcing availability of Gitlab for the CentOS project

Wednesday, 10, November 2021 lgriffin announcement 2 Comments

You may recall that CPE ran a requirements session to figure out a future home for storing our source code. Gitlab was chosen as the destination based on the varied requirements. Over the past year, CentOS Stream has been developed through Gitlab. We used this period of time to test the workflows and we are […]