Version 9.3 of RHEL alternative Rocky Linux generally available
Rocky Linux version 9.3 is generally available. The RHEL alternative thus quickly succeeds version 9.3 of the official RHEL.
Rocky Linux will be available immediately for x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le and s390x architectures. That announced the organization, CIQ, of the free alternative to Red Hat E... Read more
SUSE partners with Oracle and Rocky Linux for freely available EL source code
SUSE partnered with Oracle and CIQ, the party behind Rocky Linux, to encourage developers to create a RHEL-compatible distribution. The partnership supports this by offering the Linux source code for free and open.
SUSE, Oracle and CIQ together form OpenELA, an abbreviation for Open Enterprise ... Read more
Rocky Linux staying alive despite roadblock to RHEL source code
Red Hat decided to discontinue its free CentOS 7 as a Linux distribution for the enterprise market. In doing so, the goal is to push customers toward the paid-for RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). As a reliable open-source product, it forms the basis for several enterprise Linux rebuilds, which Red ... Read more
First release of Rocky Linux is due out in Q2/2021
The project aims to provide a new alternative for projects using Red Hat's CentOS.
The developers of Rocky Linux have announced that the new software project will be available to test by the second quarter of 2021. The announcement came in the form of a Community Update issued earlier this mont... Read more