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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 […]

LowEndBox TV Weekend Update for July 31, 2021

Jacked up fees, how Bezos is funding his space ride, the emergence of Rocky Linux, senior citizen hosting – this might just be our wackiest episode yet!  We’ve also got a tutorial, and lots more industry news, plus plenty of cheap VPS and cheap dedicated server offers in this week’s LowEndBoxTV Weekend Update.

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

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: July 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Rocky Linux offered their first official release (8.4) on June 21st and now providers are adding it as an option to their hosting platforms.  If you’re not familiar, Rocky Linux is CentOS Reborn.  You can read up on our previous posts about CentOS developments that necessitated remaking it.  Rocky Linux is led by Gregory Kurtzer, […]

Meme Monday: We’re IBM

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

  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 Seletskiy, whose company CloudLinux has released Alma Linux  

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 […]

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). […]