Rocky Linux 8 - Phoenix Tux

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Mrkvonic, May 28, 2021.

  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

    May 9, 2005
    The circle of life. The demise of one is the rise of another. Perhaps. On that note, I've done a review of an early release of Rocky Linux 8, a RHEL-compatible distribution designed to be replacement for CentOS 8, tested in a multi-boot Windows and Linux setup on a laptop with UEFI and Intel graphics, covering installation and post-install usage, including look and feel, customization - tweaks, themes, icons, fonts, extensions, RPM Fusion repos and extra software, Wireless, Samba, NTFS support, hardware compatibility, stability, performance, resource usage, some problems, and more. Take a look.

  2. Gringo95

    Gringo95 Registered Member

    May 7, 2009
    See also AlmaLinux (CloudLinux Inc)
    "As a standalone, completely free OS, AlmaLinux OS enjoys $1M in annual sponsorship from CloudLinux Inc and support from other sponsors."

    VzLinux (Virtuozzo International GmbH)
    "For years, VzLinux has been a base operating system for OpenVz and our commercial products. Additionally, it was used as a guest operating system for containers and virtual machines. With our 20-years of experience in the field, we have all the required skills, infrastructure, and knowledge and have consistently released our version of VzLinux ahead of CentOS."

    Springdale Linux (Princeton University)
    "This project was started long before CentOS or other projects were available".
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