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RHEL 9 Goes Beta

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: November 6, 2021 @ 4:46 pm, by raindog308

Now that (hopefully?) the CentOS Stream debacle and the subsequent rise of Alma and Rocky Linux is behind us, there’s news from RedHat that RHEL 9 has gone beta.  Is this the love child that will finally heal the warring RPM tribes? No, but what you’re looking at here is the future Alma and Rocky […]

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS…What Happened?!?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

CentOS, RIP…long live CentOS Stream?!? What hath IBM wrought? In this video, we break down the CentOS drama. As you can tell from the thumbnail…it isn’t pretty!  You could answer the question in one word: IBM.  But the roots of what happened pre-date IBM’s involvement. We also mention Alma Linux and Rocky Linux. Related LowEndBox […]

Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 14, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Most folks use Debian, Ubuntu, or CentOS, with the occasional pro using RedHat or the hipster using Arch.  But there are over 1,000 Linux distros!  Not all are suitable for running on a VPS of course, and some are quite specialized. But the question we’re throwing out to community is: Which obscure Linux distro do […]

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 […]

Poll Results: What are Your CentOS Plans?

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: March 25, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

We recently asked you what your plans were regarding CentOS.  As you may have read, CentOS is changing and we were curious how the community was going to react. The results are in!  With 270 votes, here are the raw results: You’ll notice that almost 30% of respondents don’t use CentOS and don’t plan on […]

CentOS, RIP…Long Live CentOS Stream?!?

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: December 14, 2020 @ 8:06 pm, by raindog308

The CentOS project recently announced that CentOS is radically changing. Does this mean the end of the road for CentOS as we know it? RIP CentOS perhaps? Let’s talk about what’s new with this Linux distro. What is CentOS? CentOS – “Community Enterprise OS” – is a downstream version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). […]