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CentOS Linux 8 (2105) Released

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Release for CentOS Linux 8 (2105)

We are pleased to announce the general availability of the latest 
version of CentOS Linux 8. Effectively immediately, this is the 
current release for CentOS Linux 8 and is tagged as 2105, derived 
from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Source Code.

As always, read through the Release Notes at:
http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS8.2105  - these notes
contain important information about the release and details about some
of the content inside the release from the CentOS QA team. These notes
are updated constantly to include issues and incorporate feedback from
users.

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Also: CentOS Linux 8 2105 Released As RHEL 8.4 Equivalent - Phoronix

CentOS 8 (2105) Released Based on the RHEL 8.4 Sources

  • CentOS 8 (2105) Released Based on the RHEL 8.4 Sources

    CentOS now operates as a distribution independently of CentOS Stream and today the team behind it released CentOS 8 (2105) with some nice improvements.

    Since 2004 CentOS has been a free downstream clone of RHEL. Red Hat’s decision late last year to repeal CentOS Linux, the widely used free version of its commercial RHEL, left a gap. Immediately after Red Hat made the announcement, several software companies did what was necessary to fill it.

    AlmaLinux, the Linux distribution designed specifically as a CentOS replacement, just released version 8.4 as its second stable release last week.

    Gregory Kurtzer, the originator behind CentOS, has come out with a Rocky Linux, distribution that will serve as a perfect replacement for CentOS. Rocky Linux also has officially been released as an RC candidate in May.

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