This week Red Hat announced its plan to put all its energy into CentOS Stream 8, resulting in the discontinuation of CentOS Linux 8 in one year’s time. CentOS Stream, originally announced in September of 2019, is a continuous release of RHEL which provides updates as soon as they are developed and verified. Many people […]
As you may know, the Community Platform Engineering (CPE) team that helps manage both infrastructure for both Fedora and CentOS is trying to improve how the different initiatives or requests for changes we receive are planned and prioritized. This effort to improve has led us to look at planning our work in three-month windows. By […]
Dear CentOS enthusiast, We hope you are all doing well and staying healthy, and, as always, thank you for being part of this great community. In this edition: News Releases and updates Events SIG reports News After a great deal of work with Red Hat Legal, we are pleased to announce our new project licencing […]
We are pleased to announce the general availability of CentOS Linux 7 (1908) for the x86_64 architecture. Effectively immediately, this is the current release for CentOS Linux 7 and is tagged as 1908, derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Source Code. Full details are on the centos-devel mailing list.
(A note from Brian Stinson, from the CI team.) Some of you may know that the CentOS Community Build System, and CentOS CI Infrastructures are hosted in Raleigh, North Carolina. I wanted to take this opportunity to let all of you know that outages are possible (but not expected) in the coming days as Hurricane […]
With the release of CentOS 7.5.1804, the CentOS Project has taken the next big step in improving software delivery security by signing all repository metadata for CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 for all architectures, including the repositories for CentOS Special Interest Groups (SIGs) produced by the CentOS Community Build System (CBS). Wait, what do you […]
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 […]