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

Adam Sweet adamsweet at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 17:09:59 UTC 2021

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On 05/04/2021 19:57, Adam Sweet wrote:
> 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.
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> 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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