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CentOS Online Dojo, May 13th, 14th, CfP now open

TL;DR: Online Dojo will be held May 13th, 14th, 2021 Dojo CFP open now at forms.gle/wRa8r5ZRHrqnZ6VF6 Closes April 5th, 00:01 UTC As promised in my email a few weeks ago, we're going to try to do online Dojos quarterly for the coming few quarters, and we're pleased to announce the first of these. We will be holding the event May 13th and 14th, once again using the Hopin platform that we used last time. (Those of you who sent feedback...

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CentOS Community Newsletter, February 2021 (#2102)

Dear CentOS Community, This month's newsletter is running a little late, because I wanted to include the report from our annual FOSDEM CentOS Dojo, which was held last Thursday and Friday. CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM We had 216 registrations, with 164 (75.9%) of registrants actually showing up. The average attendee spent 475 minutes at the event. Over the two days of the event, we had 8 presentations, all of which are now available on...

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CentOS Dojo @ FOSDEM, 2021

Last week we held our traditional annual CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM. We had 216 people registered, of whom 164 (75.9%) actually showed up to attend some part of it. A big thank you to those that turned up and made it a successful event. In case you missed it, or some part of it, all of the content is now on YouTube. On Thursday we had four presentations: The Board of Directors had an "ask me anything" session, where questions...

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CentOS Community Newsletter, January 2020 (#2101)

Dear CentOS Community, As we enter the new year, I'm sure there's really only one thing on your mind, and so we'll start there. As you are no doubt aware, the CentOS project has shifted focus from CentOS Linux - the RHEL rebuild - to CentOS Stream - the continuously delivered distribution that reflects what will be delivered in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Many, many articles have been written about this, and I...

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CentOS Project shifts focus to CentOS Stream

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 of 2021. CentOS Stream continues after that date, serving as the upstream (development) branch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Meanwhile, we...

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Board approves creation of Infrastructure SIG

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 process, so that SIG leads can manage their own SIG membership and permissions associated with SIG membership. This removed some of the...

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CentOS Community newsletter, September 2020 (#2009)

Hi, CentOS enthusiasts, and thanks for coming back for another edition of the CentOS monthly community newsletter. If you want to receive notifications of new newsletters in the future, subscribe to the centos-newsletter mailing list! News: Boothole: In last month's newsletter, we told you about Boothole, and the fix for it. And if you were following that issue, you probably know that for some users, the fix was broken, causing a...

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CPE Weekly: 2020-07-25

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group 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 here for more information: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/cpe/ General Project Updates The CPE team are working...

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CentOS Community newsletter, July 2020 (#2007)

Dear CentOS enthusiasts, Thanks for coming back for another edition of the CentOS community newsletter. News 8.2.2004 release We are pleased to announce the general availability of CentOS Linux 8.2.2004. Effectively immediately, this is the current release for CentOS Linux 8 and is tagged as 2004, derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Source Code. As always, read through the Release Notes at...

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CPE Weekly: 2020-07-05

Background: The Community Platform Engineering group 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 here for more information: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/cpe/ General Project Updates The CPE team have finished...