Red Hat just killed CentOS and brought its end-of-life forward by 8 years, from 2029 to 2021.
One of the most stable and popular Linux distributions in the world has just been unexpectedly ended, leaving its users stranded. CentOS Stream still exists, but it doesn’t provide the same stability that CentOS users demand.
In this video we explore what happened, and what the options are for people who now find themselves having to replace CentOS at short notice. Will Red Hat help its community? Could a newcomer called Rocky Linux save the day?
The situation is still evolving at the time of recording, so check out the links below for the latest information.
📽 Video explaining where CentOS Stream fits in more detail
Video explaining the relationship between Red Hat, CentOS, and Fedora:
Red Hat Announcement:
Red Hat FAQ:
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