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Companies that are using CentOS 8 have three options open to them as they contemplate their next move in view of the fact that only a few months of support remain for this Linux distribution.

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Enterprise-grade open source software provider SUSE announced the latest news in its SUSE Linux Enterprise product, as well as new edge computing and hybrid IT solutions during this week’s SUSECON Digital 2021 conference.

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An intrusion campaign which targets monitoring software from the French company CENTREON has been reported to have breached several French institutions between late 2017 and 2020. The systems that were hit were running CentOS, a free version of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux distribution.

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An attempt by long-time Red Hat employee Karsten Wade to mollify those who are upset over the killing of CentOS appears to have only made people angrier, judging by the responses to his post.

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The people behind CloudLinux, a hardened distribution based on CentOS and meant for businesses, have announced a new community initiative named Project Lenix which they say will build a replacement for CentOS, a distribution which was killed by Red Hat on 9 December AEDT.

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Users of the Fedora Linux community distribution would do well to switch over to an alternative like Debian GNU/Linux or openSUSE before Red Hat leaves them in the lurch too.

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When Oracle Corporation, a company that is not exactly known for being friendly to free software and open source, appears to be more friendly to Linux users than Red Hat, then it is time for people to sit up and take notice.

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The founder of the CentOS project, Gregory M. Kurtzer, has set up a new distribution called Rocky Linux, and aims to replicate what he did with CentOS – provide users with a distro that is similar to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, apart from the trademarks.

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Open source company Red Hat's decision to gut its CentOS distribution should come as no surprise to anyone who has followed the company for some years and seen how it has gone from having some ethics and principles to just another American software firm: one that places the profit motive above everything.

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Less than a year and a half after it was bought by IBM, the biggest open source company Red Hat has killed off CentOS, once an independent project but since January 2014 a part of Red Hat itself.

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IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat for US$34 billion is a win-win for both companies, according to analyst firm GlobalData, and will give IBM a solid bridge between its existing on-premise hardware and its global cloud platform.

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Chinese state-sponsored attackers appear to be carrying out network reconnaissance of several organisations in Alaska, Nairobi, Kenya and Germany, using the assets of an elite university, the security firm Recorded Future claims.

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WikiLeaks has released CIA documents detailing implants that can be used to steal traffic from SSH sessions on both Windows and Linux systems, in the latest dump from its Vault 7 stash.

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The latest dump of documents by WikiLeaks from its CIA stash, which it has dubbed Vault 7, details a project known as OutlawCountry which is aimed at Linux.

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Microsoft has announced that Windows PowerShell will be released as an open source program and has built an binary alpha version that will run on some Linux distributions and OS X.

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Developers from a number of GNU/Linux distributions have agreed to work on a package format known as snap that can be installed on any and all distributions.

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Wednesday, 08 January 2014 18:14

CentOS Project joins forces with Red Hat Linux

The CentOS Linux project is a beloved distribution by those seeking an enterprise quality Linux distribution. CentOS is joining the Red Hat Linux family and this can only strengthen the distro.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 11:24

CA launches ARCserve D2D for Linux

The latest member of the ARCserve family provides disk-to-disk backup for Linux systems.

Friday, 08 June 2012 08:55

Linux comes to Microsoft Azure

Microsoft is previewing several new features of Windows Azure, including the ability to run Linux on Azure virtual machines.

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Thursday, 08 December 2011 12:11

A tale of two distros: openSUSE and Linux Mint

For as long back as I can remember, GNU/Linux distributions have resembled Windows in one respect - that start menu at the bottom of the left side of the screen.

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