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

Adam Sweet adamsweet at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 11:05:47 UTC 2021

It's been pointed out that I forgot about the UK transition to daylight 
savings and British Summer Time. So the meeting starts at 19:30 BST, not 
GMT. Either way it'll 19:30 UK local time, with the talk at 20:30.


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 GMT, 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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