Article from Issue 278/2024

In the news: AlmaLinux Will No Longer Be "Just Another RHEL Clone"; OpenELA Releases Enterprise Linux Source Code; StripedFly Malware Hiding in Plain Sight as a Cryptocurrency Miner; Experimental Wayland Support Planned for Linux Mint 21.3; KDE Plasma 6 Sets Release Date; and Gnome Developers in Discussion to End Support for X.Org.

AlmaLinux Will No Longer Be "Just Another RHEL Clone"

As my favorite band, Rush, once said, in Circumstances, "plus Áa change, plus c'est la mÍme chose." In other words, the more that things change, the more they stay the same.

But this time around, AlmaLinux isn't happy with staying the same… especially with regards to remaining in lockstep with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

With the upcoming release of AlmaLinux 9.3, those who have become fans of the distribution should expect change. This new release will not rely on RHEL Linux source code. Instead, AlmaLinux 9.3 is built from the CentOS Stream repositories, which is upstream from RHEL.


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