Security contact for the CentOS Project

If you find any security issue in a website or service, please let us know; the same goes for any issues in CentOS Linux as well as the SIG content on And the best way to get in touch is to email – and if the content is sensitive, please use the… Read More »

Adding a timeout for your CI jobs at

The typical workflow for most ( cico ) jobs is : * Call Duffy’s API endpoint with node/get and grab some machines * Setup the machines environment for the ci job to come * Push content to nodes * Run the tests * Clear out / tear down * Call Duffy’s API end point… Read More »

Join us at the CentOS Interlock at Paris, in Nov 2016

Hi Everyone, Link to event: I am pleased to announce that we are running a CentOS Interlock event in Paris later this year. This is a two day event that runs from the 9th Nov to the 10th Nov, in Paris, France. The event is going to be a great way to engage with… Read More »

Welcoming the OpsTool SIG

It gives me great pleasure to welcome Matthias Runge, Rich Megginson and the entire community to the OpsTools Special Interest Group in CentOS. The OpsTools SIG, as they are known, are a group focused on building, testing and delivering tools typically used in operations roles in various types of infrastructure including Cloud deployments, management around… Read More »

Welcome as a CentOS Project Sponsor

Over the years, the CentOS Project infra has exclusively been run on donated hardware, managed by the CentOS infra team from end to end. Most of the edge parts of the content delivery have happened from third party mirrors – these third party mirrors have helped massively in ensuring that we’re able to deliver content… Read More »

CentOS Project group on Facebook is over 20k users

The CentOS Project’s facebook group at just went over 20,000 users ( its at 20,038 at the moment ). Great milestone and many thanks for all the support. Large chunks of credit goes to Ljubomir Ljubojevic ( ) for his time and curating the admin team on the Facebook group. And a shout… Read More »

Forcing CPU speed

Most of the time tuned-adm can set fairly good power states, but I’ve noticed that when I want powersave as the active profile, to try and maximize the battery life – it will still run with an ondemand governor; In some cases, eg when on a plane and spending all the time in a text… Read More »

Getting Started with CentOS CI

We have been building out a CentOS Community CI infra, that is open to anyone working on infra code or related areas to CentOS Linux, and have now onboarded a few projects. You can see the web ui ( jenkins! ) at Dusty has also put together a basic getting started guide, that also… Read More »

Few changes in CentOS Atomic Host build scripts

hi, If you use the CentOS atomic host downstream build scripts at you will want to note a major change in the downstream branch. The older script has now been replaced with 3 scripts:, and; Running followed by will give you exactly the same output as the old… Read More »

CentOS Meetup in London 3rd Dec 2015

Hi, We now have a CentOS Users and contributors group for the UK on ( ), and I hosted the inaugural meetup over beer a few days back. It was a great syncup, and lots of very interesting conversations. One thing that always comes through at these meetings and I really appreciate is… Read More »