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AlmaLinux, the CentOS Linux replacement, beta is out

Date 02 Feb 2021
Category Vendors/Products
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Posted By Brittany Day
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AlmaLinux - the enterprise-level Linux distro created as an alternative to CentOS - has been released in beta with most RHEL packages. Get the detais on this release.

 

After 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 RHEL release, many CentOS users were annoyed. CloudLinux, a company that had long made an eponymous RHEL clone for multi-tenant web and server hosting companies, announced it would create a new CentOS clone, AlmaLinux. It's now available as a beta. 

While Red Hat has extended a hand to disillusioned CentOS users with new free versions of RHEL for developers and small teams, other users are still looking for alternatives. That's where AlmaLinux comes in.

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