Rocky Linux is an enterprise Linux distribution that’s an attractive option for those that prefer CentOS as it used to be, before the recent change to CentOS Stream. In this episode of The Homelab Show, Jay and Tom discusses Rocky Linux with Gregory Kurtzer, who was the person that started the project.
AlmaLinux ELevate – ELevate your distro to 8.x
AlmaLinux ELevate is a brand-new tool that makes it easy to move from RHEL 7.x and its derivatives, to any version 8.x related distribution of your choice (AlmaLinux, CentOS, Rocky Linux and etc). This tool is being developed with the open-source mindset at its core, and in this video, Jay chats with Jack from AlmaLinux about this awesome project.
Check out the ELevate project here.
CentOS 8 End of Life – Are you Ready? My thoughts & Suggestions
CentOS 8 will reach its end of life very soon – after December 31st, there will be no more updates for the popular distribution. If you’re using CentOS 8 in your data center, it’s time to make a decision. In this video, I’ll go over my thoughts about the subject, as well as some possible options for how to proceed.
Thank you to TuxCare for sponsoring today’s video. They have an awesome solution for extending CentOS 8 support through 2025.
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Behind the Distro – Benny Vasquez, AlmaLinux OS Chair of the Board
I recently had a chance to chat with Benny Vasquez, who was recently named the Chair of the Board of Directors for AlmaLinux OS. In this conversation, we chat about some of the things that led to the creation of AlmaLinux itself, the community-focused and inclusive nature of the project, the new board position, and more!
Migrating from CentOS 8 to AlmaLinux
In this video, the viewer is shown how to migrate an existing CentOS system to AlmaLinux.