AlmaLinux OS, the CentOS Replacement, Arrive On March 30, 2021

AlmaLinux OS is a 1:1 binary-compatible fork of RHEL 8. In other words, it can be used as a direct CentOS replacement.

The team behind the distribution announced the long-awaited launch of the first stable release of AlmaLinux OS, which will be released on March 30, 2021.

Launched with the codename Project Lenix, AlmaLinux OS is an open-source, community-driven project built by the creators of the established CloudLinux OS that intends to fill the gap left by the demise of the CentOS stable release.

After more than three very intense months in development, AlmaLinux OS is proud to present the first stable version to the Linux community.

After the beta release of the code, the distribution received extensive testing from the community to meet user expectations of reliability and performance. These efforts resulted in a production-ready alternative to CentOS that is supported by community members.

The announcement of the AlmaLinux OS Purple Manul will take place on the live event at 10 am EST on Tuesday, the 30th of March 2021. The event will feature interviews, announcements, and special surprises.

You will meet the whole AlmaLinux OS Team. You’ll learn first-hand what it takes to put together a distribution of this size. In addition, CloudLinux CEO & Founder Igor Seletskiy will share some good news about the AlmaLinux OS Regulatory Board.

Bobby Borisov

Bobby Borisov

Bobby, an editor-in-chief at Linuxiac, is a Linux professional with over 20 years of experience. With a strong focus on Linux and open-source software, he has worked as a Senior Linux System Administrator, Software Developer, and DevOps Engineer for small and large multinational companies.

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