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Red Hat released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 on August 1st, 2017 (Info).  In the CentOS world, we call this type of release a 'Point Release', meaning that the major version of a distribution (in this case Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7) is getting a new point in time update set (in this case '.4').  […]

One of the daily activities of the CentOS Community Lead is searching the Internet looking for new and interesting content about CentOS that we can share on the @CentOSProject Twitter account, or Facebook, Google +, or Reddit. There's quite a bit of content out there, too, since CentOS is very popular. Unfortunately, some of the content […]

We are pleased to announce new official Vagrant images of CentOS Linux 6.8 and CentOS Linux 7.3.1611 for x86_64, featuring updated packages to 30 March 2017 and the following changes: The VMware images now use the paravirtualized SCSI controller (the kernel module for the LSILogic controller has been deprecated upstream). The VMware images now specify […]

As announced, and confirmed on the centos-devel list, next week we'll have a major outage impacting several services that are hosted in the same DC : due to some reorganization at the DC/Cage level, we'll have to shutdown/move/reconfigure a big part of our hosted infra for the following services : https://cbs.centos.org (Koji) https://accounts.centos.org (auth backend, […]

The CentOS Infrastructure team will be moving the machines hosting cbs.centos.org, ci.centos.org and accounts.centos.org on October 10th, 2016. We expect a downtime of 48hrs. Contact us in #centos-devel on freenode at any time during that period for questions, or watch the centos-devel mailing list for the latest updates. The servers, switches, PDUs, and even the […]

Official Vagrant images for CentOS Linux 6 and CentOS Linux 7 for x86_64 are now available for download, featuring updated packages to 1st July 2016 and some improvements: the default timezone is set to UTC (instead of New York, USA) NTP is enabled by default (using ntpd on CentOS Linux 6 and chrony on CentOS […]

I've been asked a few times about running virtual machines on the ARMv8 AArch64 platform, so it may be time to document the procedure. There are a few packages you'll need to make this happen, so lets install them first. The AAVMF package is the one noticeable difference between AArch64 and x86_64. It contains the […]

The CentOS Project is heading to Red Hat Summit, but we need your help! Since this event is kind of a big deal, we need to make sure our booth is appropriately dressed for the occasion. The theme for the community space around summit draws it's inspiration from some popular NASA JPL posters, and we'd […]

With the release of 7.2, we've seen a rise in bugs filed for container build failures in docker. Not to worry, we have an explanation for what's going on, and the solution for how to fix it. The Problem: You fire off a docker build, and instead of a shiny new container, you end up […]

The FreeIPA community is looking for your help and feedback! The FreeIPA development team is excited to share with you a new version of the FreeIPA server 4.1.2 running in a container on top of CentOS. It is the first time a FreeIPA upstream release is available in the CentOS docker index. It is a […]