[CentOS] RHEL changes

Thu Jan 21 23:18:04 UTC 2021
J Martin Rushton <martinrushton56 at btinternet.com>

Hi Nick,

There's always Springdale: https://puias.math.ias.edu/

On 21/01/2021 22:00, Antonio Leding wrote:
> 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 Dec…
> - - -
> 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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J Martin Rushton MBCS