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Get Ready to Upgrade to RedHat Enterprise Linux 9

RedHat Linux 9 will soon be here.  It was announced this week at Red Hat Summit and will be the first major release post-IBM acquisition. Presumably Alma and Rocky releases will soon follow.  As a reminder, you can run RHEL on 16 development servers for free. RHEL 9 will be based on Fedora 34, so BTRFS as the default perhaps...? There will be some forgettable release name assigned to this release.  Version names are a cor...

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Get Ready to Upgrade to RedHat Enterprise Linux 9

RHEL 9 Goes Beta

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 fina...

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RHEL 9 Goes Beta

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

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 betw...

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

Meme Monday: We're IBM

  We covered the recent jarring changes with the CentOS Project. You might also enjoy Our article on rpm-land alternatives A poll we did on your CentOS plans (results) Our interview with Igor Sel...

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Meme Monday: We're IBM

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

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 o...

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LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

Which Linux distros and operating systems we use on our cheap VPSes are Legend, which are Hipster Only, and which are Get Outta Here? We sort Alma, Alpine, Arch, CentOS (classic and stream), Debian, F...

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LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

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 a...

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

Poll: What are Your CentOS Plans?

As we reported last December, CentOS is changing.  Instead of being downstream of RHEL (and seeking to be a free RHEL clone), it is now moving upstream of RHEL and will be a development playground for...

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Poll: What are Your CentOS Plans?

CentOS, RHEL, and Alma: The Plot Thickens!

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 u...

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CentOS, RHEL, and Alma: The Plot Thickens!

CentOS, RIP...Long Live CentOS Stream?!?

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 di...

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CentOS, RIP...Long Live CentOS Stream?!?

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