[CentOS] almalinux?

Tue Apr 6 13:24:46 UTC 2021
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

On 4/5/21 3:24 PM, J Martin Rushton via CentOS wrote:
> I installed the beta when it came out on a VM running under C7.  I 
> upgrade every day or two and Alma upgrades have so far been seamless. 
> It's transited from beta to RC and now to stable.
> I installed the RC on a USB stick to allow me to run as bare metal on a 
> laptop (which unfortunately has to remain as Win10).  It ran fine until 
> the upgrade to stable, but then corrupted the image during the upgrade. 
> I reinstalled and it seems to be running fine.

No one has said it, but everyone that's tried it - what's it at? I'm on 
CentOS 7. Do I have to go to 8 for Alma? Is there a 7? Is the conversion 
script someone mentioned for same release, or upgrade, or...?


> I've been trialing Springdale as well (as a VM).
> Requirements are:
>      OwnCloud
>      DokuWiki
>      Zotero
>      DNS slave, eventual master
>      DHCP server
>      NFS server
>      Thunderbird
>      Firefox
>      KeePass
>      OpenOffice
>      FreeCAD
>      Octave
>      Lilypond and Frescobaldi
>      Compilers: GNU and others.
> I'll probably think of a few users as I work through them!