[Wolves] Talk: Greg Kurtzer and R. Leigh Hennig from the Rocky Linux Project

Adam Sweet adamsweet at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 18:58:43 UTC 2021

Hi everyone

I'll begin promoting this event over the next few days. If you want to 
sign up for it then please do so soon before it gets opened out to the 
Internet hordes.


On 16/03/2021 18:49, Adam Sweet wrote:
> I'm getting this one out early as it's just confirmed and we expect it 
> to be popular. It's a big deal getting these guys to speak to us when 
> they're just about to go massive.
> After the news that CentOS 8 will be end of life this year and 
> transition to a rolling release model, Greg Kurtzer, original founder of 
> the CentOS project announced Rocky Linux, a free, community-run drop in 
> replacement for CentOS and RHEL.
> Within days, a community sprang up to build the project infrastructure, 
> and plan a sustainable model for the future. Following a whirlwind 3 
> months, the first release candidate of Rocky Linux is expected by 31st 
> March 2021 with an official release by mid-2021.
> Greg and Director of Operations R. Leigh Hennig will be talking about 
> the formation and status of Rocky Linux, answer questions that sysadmins 
> might have about migrating a CentOS system to Rocky Linux and how users 
> can contribute to the success of Rocky Linux.
> Date:
> Meeting starts at 19:30 BST, Weds 28th April 2021.
> The talk will start around 20:30.
> Location:
> https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81243723483?pwd=dUE0cnRDbWZZL0ZtNXdjSnRWN1NpUT09
> Meeting ID: 812 4372 3483
> Passcode: 7WhRcOY6Up
> If you'd like to attend, please register via the meetup.com link below 
> so we can keep track of attendance numbers:
> https://www.meetup.com/novalug/events/276971015/
> Very excited about this one. Please get involved.
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