[CentOS] RHEL changes

Thu Jan 21 22:00:11 UTC 2021
Antonio Leding <tech at leding.net>

Thanks Nick,

I was just writing a post to solicit opinions on a good goto distro for 
CentOS replacement.  I am somewhat dubious on wanting to move to 
free-RHEL and based on what you’ve said here, looks like Rocky 
deserves my attention…

If it does indeed become the successor as you’ve suggested, let’s 
just hope we can keep it from being acquired by RH or any other party.  
Seems to me that once RH decided to help CentOS out and mandated RH 
majority on the board, the writing was on the wall for what occurred in 

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On 21 Jan 2021, at 13:34, Nikolaos Milas wrote:

> On 21/1/2021 11:17 μ.μ., Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>> I tried Oracle Linux. After installation it took forever to update 
>> yum database, or do you yum search. Also: I didn't find mirrors... 
>> All this sort of ruled it out for me.
> Don't worry, Rocky Linux is in good track; Latest update:
> https://forums.rockylinux.org/t/community-update-january-2021/1667
> It will be with us very soon, and the formerly CentOS community is 
> very active on it!
> I am very optimistic with it.
> RH is trying to catch all those CentOS users/admins who will jump off 
> the train to shift to Rocky Linux (or other), but I think Rocky Linux 
> will become the natural successor.
> The future is close, we shall see.
> Nick
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