Category Archives: Community

Progress on the Software Collections SIG

hi, The software collections special interest group ( ) has been making great progress and have finished their initial bootstrap process. They are now getting ready to do a mass build for test and release. I’ve just delivered their rpm signing key, so we are pretty close to seeing content in As an… Read More »

Our second stable Atomic Host release

Jason just announced our second stable CentOS Atomic Host release at I’m very excited about this one, and its not only because I’ve helped make it happen – but this is also the first time a SIG in the CentOS Ecosystem has done a full release, from rpms, to images, to hosted vendor space… Read More »

CentOS Dojo in Barcelona, 20th Oct 2016

Hi, We have a dojo coming up in Barcelona, co-located with the OpenNebula conference in late October. The event is going to run from 1:30pm to 6:30pm ( but I suspect it wont really end till well into the early hours of the morning as people keep talking about CentOS things over drinks, dinner, more… Read More »

timezone mangling

Because of what I do and how / where I do it, there are always online, realtime conversations going on ( irc or IM ); and its never really been a huge issue except for people in the US pacific coast. Its always a case of them starting work when I am finishing for the… Read More »

CentOS Meetup in Pune, India – Sat Jul 11th 2015

Hi, Humble and the guys in the CentOS-India group are organising a meetup in Pune this Saturday, the 11th July 2015. is a link to the meetup page. The Agenda looks great : Basics of Systemd: Praveen Kumar UEFI and secure boot: Yogesh Babar Docker container and Atomic Host: Ranjith Rajaram Debugging Kernel Issues:… Read More »

CentOS Shirt Fridays

Hi Everyone, Over the last eight years we have handed out literally thousands of CentOS Project Tshirts. From Houston to Bangalore to Edinburgh to Sydney to Johannesburg to Porto Alegre to London and even the 4 that went to Antarctica. Lets get those shirts out every friday and see if we can get a CentOS… Read More »

Regular office hours

Update: I’ve moved the Thurs evening slot to Wednesday so as to not clash with Atomic SIG meeting. Hi, Starting this Thursday the 11th June, 2015 – I am going to make myself available to anyone who wants to come along and talk about CentOS Linux, the CentOS Project, the SIGs or anything else that… Read More »

Last few days in CentOS, May 5th

Just a short recap of some of the things going on around the CentOS Ecosystem. * We have now got a 5 machine armv7 ( 32 bit ) Buildsystem running. Over the coming days and weeks you should keep an eye out for testing calls. If you can, and have interesting ARM hardware, feel free… Read More »

Some recent news from CentOS : Apr 22 2015

Hi, This is a summary of some of the major things going on in the project, its not a comprehensive list, but should cover most of the major traction points: Firstly, lets all welcome Brian Stinson to the fold ( ) ———- Updates for CentOS 5/6/7 : All updates from upstream are released into the… Read More »