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Igor Seletskiy, the founder of the AlmaLinux distro created in December 2020 as an alternative to CentOS, has explained that he stepped down as chair of the AlmaLinux Foundation in an effort to strengthen its community status – though his company still dominates the board.
AlmaLinux is one of several distros to have sprung up, or demanded renewed attention, in the aftermath of Red Hat’s decision to make CentOS a late preview of what will become Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) rather than a binary-compatible rebuild. Other contenders include Rocky Linux, founded by an original co-founder of CentOS, and Oracle Linux. AlmaLinux originated as a project of CloudLinux, a company and commercial distro which already tracked RHEL, and of which Seletskiy is CEO.
At the end of March an AlmaLinux Foundation was formed to own the trademarks and, in the words of its bylaws, “to develop and maintain a no registration, ad free, stable, open source Linux distribution for the benefit of and free use by the general public.”
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October 14, 2021 at 02:16AM