Answering the Call: Rocky Linux Emerges as a Free Alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Answering the Call: Rocky Linux Emerges as a Free Alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Editor’s note: This article by Joe Casad originally appeared in the Rocky Linux Focus Guide, published by Admin Network & Security magazine. The open source world is constantly evolving, and new Linux distributions tend to appear whenever there is a need for them. Rocky Linux just appeared last year, partly in response to a shake-up…

Mastering Apptainer: A Guide to the Best Free Community Resources

Mastering Apptainer: A Guide to the Best Free Community Resources

Apptainer is free, open source software that is the most widely used container system for high performance computing (HPC). Apptainer, formerly known as Singularity, is now part of the Linux Foundation, which aims to democratize code and scale adoption by helping companies and developers identify and contribute to the projects that matter. It’s designed to…

CIQ 2023 Predictions: Farewell CentOS, Hello Rocky Linux & Cloud-Native Supercomputing For Everyone

CIQ 2023 Predictions: Farewell CentOS, Hello Rocky Linux & Cloud-Native Supercomputing For Everyone

Editor’s note: This blog post was originally published on the VMblog.com web site. By Gregory Kurtzer Despite all the headlines I’m reading that scream “uncertainty,” I don’t feel any dread about the future, at least in the area that has captured my professional passion. In fact, I am actually quite confident that 2023 will deliver…

5 Reasons Why Rocky Linux Is a Rock-Solid Choice During an Economic Downturn

5 Reasons Why Rocky Linux Is a Rock-Solid Choice During an Economic Downturn

During this economic downturn, companies are cutting costs and rethinking their investments. This has contributed to the rapid adoption of Rocky Linux as a rock-solid, stable, community-backed, production-ready, free, open source operating system. In fact, Rocky is now the fastest-growing Enterprise Linux distribution, widely adopted because of its low total cost of ownership (TCO), proven…

The Top Free Community Resources for Rocky Linux Users

The Top Free Community Resources for Rocky Linux Users

Rocky Linux is a community-driven, free, and open source Linux distribution that aims to provide a rock-solid, stable foundation for businesses, organizations, and individuals. It is built from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), which means that it inherits the stability and reliability of RHEL while being open and transparent in its…

Greg Kurtzer and Skip Grube Talk Rocky Linux and Raspberry Pi

Greg Kurtzer and Skip Grube Talk Rocky Linux and Raspberry Pi

Every Friday from 2-4 PM CST, instructor Dave Rush walks listeners through new features of Raspberry Pi on the TotalSeminars channel on YouTube. In this new episode, Dave welcomes Gregory Kurtzer (founder of CentOS and Rocky Linux) and Skip Grube (who maintains the Rocky image for Raspberry Pi), who talk about FOSS distro development, upstream/downstream…

How to Set a Static IP Address in Rocky Linux Using the GUI

How to Set a Static IP Address in Rocky Linux Using the GUI

Rocky Linux is a powerful, open-source operating system built for servers that can help power businesses of all sizes. Rocky Linux can be installed as either a command-line-only OS or a default GUI that can help make using Linux a bit easier (especially for those who are only now taking their first steps with the…

New Inside Rocky Linux Focus Guide Now Available from Admin Network & Security

New Inside Rocky Linux Focus Guide Now Available from Admin Network & Security

Looking for a deep-dive into Rocky Linux? Look no further than Admin Network & Security magazine, a publication of Linux New Media,  which recently published the Inside Rocky Linux Focus Guide. In this special focus guide, you’ll get an in-depth look inside Rocky Linux. You’ll learn why Rocky Linux, which is still less than two…

How to Enable Automatic Updates in Rocky Linux

How to Enable Automatic Updates in Rocky Linux

Every IT admin knows the importance of updates, patches, and upgrades. Without regular updates, operating systems and applications could exist, on a desktop or server, vulnerable to hackers and other ne’er-do-wells.  The problem is that most IT admins get really busy putting out daily fires and just generally keeping everything running so the company can…