CloudLinux Releases AlmaLinux Beta

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  • AlmaLinux is a 1:1 binary fork of RedHat Linux Enterprise Linux (RHEL), backed with a $1 million annual sponsorship by CloudLinux, with support provided until at least 2029
  • AlmaLinux is being developed with collaboration from the Linux community via public repositories and packages

AlmaLinux, the open source enterprise-level Linux distribution created as an alternative to CentOS is released in beta with most RHEL packages and is ready for community testing. A stable release is planned for the end of the Q1 2021.

CloudLinux’s founder and CEO, Igor Seletskiy said, “As promised, the main development and maintenance were done by the CloudLinux team. And now we appeal to the community for its contributions. In the spirit of the community-driven initiative, we now require assistance with testing, documentation, support and planning the future roadmap

1:1 binary fork of RedHat Linux Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

AlmaLinux is a 1:1 binary fork of RedHat Linux Enterprise Linux (RHEL), backed with a $1 million annual sponsorship by CloudLinux, with support provided until at least 2029.

AlmaLinux is being developed with collaboration from the Linux community via public repositories and packages. It said that the GitHub page is also published and the finalized source code will be added once the stable release has been completed. An important tool released with the AlmaLinux beta is the bug tracker. CloudLinux will work closely with bug tickets to further develop AlmaLinux and deliver the stable release.

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