Rocky Linux, a Linux distribution intended to be a drop in replacement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, has released version 8.6, which puts it on par with the latest and greatest from Red Hat.
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The 48 hour turnaround is looking like the norm for AlmaLinux, a feature-by-feature clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
According to Red Hat's CEO, pandemic caused logistical changes such as remote working were already a part of the open source ecosystem, which has helped put FOSS further ahead of the curve moving forward.
Friday's beta release of AlmaLinux 8.6 means the project is currently actively working on two separate versions of its RHEL clone.
The Founder and CEO of Canonical, the company behind the popular Linux Distribution Ubuntu, indicated on Thursday that the company will probably have its IPO sometime in 2023.
The Linux Foundation's premiere North American event is scheduled to be staged June 21-24 in Austin, Texas. The event will also be live streamed for viewing at home.