Clearing up the CentOS Stream confusion

Source: TechRepublic Jack Wallen attempts to not only clear the air about CentOS Stream, but offers up an apology to Red Hat for aiding the spread of confusion. More about Open Source I recently wrote an article about Red Hat announcing the end of life for CentOS 8 and its replacement, CentOS Stream. That piece (and … Read more

Goodbye CentOS, hello Rocky Linux

Source: ZDNet Red Hat is transforming CentOS into a DevOps-friendly, leading-edge rolling release. Many people liked it just the way it was. Now, CentOS’s founder is working on giving them what they want. When Red Hat, CentOS‘s Linux parent company, announced it was “shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, … Read more

Red Hat resets CentOS Linux and users are angry

Source: ZDNet CentOS is becoming a rolling Linux distribution, which leaves businesses depending on CentOS for a stable server or embedded operating system in the lurch. Red Hat, CentOS‘s Linux parent company, announced it was “shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current … Read more

How to Install WeChat for PC on Fedora

Disclaimer: This post follows similar steps as documented by Ferrolho on his blog post regarding installing WeChat for PC using Wine on Ubuntu so credits go to him. In this post I will describe how to install WeChat for PC on Fedora 33 using Wine. Installing WineHQ Add the repository: Install the staging branch: Install those extra … Read more

How to switch an old Windows laptop to Linux

Source: The Verge Don’t toss the old technology — give it a new OS Photo: Linux Mint By the federal government’s Digital Analytics Program (DAP) count in October 2020, 3.2 percent of computer users still are on Windows 7 — even though Microsoft no longer supports it for free. If you have an older system … Read more