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AlmaLinux Announces ELevate Project: Migrate/Upgrade Between Any RHEL-based Distro!

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: October 20, 2021 @ 5:26 pm, by raindog308

AlmaLinux announced today the ELevate Project, which is their initiative to allow users to upgrade or migrate between any RHEL- based distro.  Using this technology, currently you can easily move between CentOS 7.x and any of these distros: AlmaLinux 8.x CentOS Stream 8 Oracle Linux 8.x Rocky Linux 8.x “Until today, it simply wasn’t possible […]

Igor Seletskiy Steps Down from AlmaLinux Foundation Board

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: October 13, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

CloudLinux CEO Igor Seletskiy announced Tuesday that he was stepping down from the AlmaLinux OS Foundation Board.  While he cited multiple reasons, he highlighted the main cause as his desire to emphasize that CloudLinux does not have control over the AlmaLinux foundation. AlmaLinux was created in December 2020 after IBM announced a rushed EOL for […]

CloudLinux Announces Support for CentOS 8 Through 2025

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: September 27, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

When IBM announced that they were changing CentOS and introducing “CentOS Stream,” one minor detail was a sharply curtailed lifespan for CentOS 8, the final “Classic” version.  IBM has announced that support for CentOS 8 support will end on December 31, 2021. For those still running CentOS 8, the options to date have been to […]

Marketing 201, MiniPCs, Provider News, Stolen CPU, and Acquired Slackers: Recent LowEndTalk Threads

If you haven’t read LowEndTalk lately, you’re missing out on some interesting stories and discussions. Here’s some recent community news and threads that have been popping on the forum: Slacker Networks has been acquired by Path.net. Seems like the acquisition has gone well.  As usual, there’s some LowEndDrama in the thread. @jsg posted an analysis […]

Community News: AlmaLinux OS Now Available on RackNerd’s Platform!

To continue LowEndBox’s new “interesting news” series, we recently received a new submission from Dustin B. Cisneros over at RackNerd to let everybody know that AlmaLinux is now officially available as an OS template on their platform! RackNerd has been featured here within the LowEndBox/LowEndTalk community many times. RackNerd is a resident host on LowEndBox […]

CentOS, RHEL, and Alma: The Plot Thickens!

Tags: , , Date/Time: January 21, 2021 @ 10:27 am, by raindog308

IBM recently announced that CentOS was no longer going to be CentOS.  As we discussed previously, CentOS used to be downstream of RedHat Enterprise Linux and was a nearly 1:1 clone.  Now it’s moving upstream and will be a place for development and experimentation, which is a radical departure from its previous usage. In the past […]