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AlmaLinux OS 8.4 ARM Beta Release

Jack Aboutboul


WWWW YEAAAAHHHH!!! We’re back at it again! Two releases in a week? “You must be crazy,” they said. Yup. We are. Crazy about the community and crazy about ARM. Aren’t you glad you ducked out of work early today?

Beta Release

The AlmaLinux OS Foundation is proud to announce AlmaLinux OS 8.4 Beta for ARM. We know you must be super stoked, and we are too, but we do need to remind everyone that this is a BETA release and should not be used for production installations. Grab it up, test it out, submit your Bug Reports and join the community to talk all about it.

Release Notes and More Information

You can read more about it by checking out the Release Notes. Since this is the first beta release for ARM that’s pretty much it for now. Let’s test!

Wanna help? Join the Community!

AlmaLinux is more than just software, there’s a whole community of dedicated people making the magic happen. You can help. We want your feedback. Join us on our AlmaLinux Community Chat, sponsored by our good friends at Mattermost, to get involved, ask for help or just meet fellow community members. Send us your Pull Requests on GitHub. Report any bugs that you might stumble upon on the Bug Tracker. You can also ask a question on our 8.4 Arm Beta Forum or post something on our AlmaLinux Community on Reddit.

A Very Special Thank You to Our Sponsors and Supporters.

The AlmaLinux OS Foundation would like to thank our gracious sponsors who made this release and every other release possible. You can find a full list of sponsors and supporters on the AlmaLinux Home Page. We can all help builder a better world and a better open source ecosystem when we support each other. This very special first beta release for the ARM architecture was made possible by the following partners and sponsors:

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