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Ein freies Linux OS für die Gemeinschaft - von der Gemeinschaft

An Open Source, community owned and governed, forever-free enterprise Linux distribution, focused on long-term stability, providing a robust production-grade platform. AlmaLinux OS is 1:1 binary compatible with RHEL® and pre-Stream CentOS.


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Über AlmaLinux OS

AlmaLinux OS ist ein community-basiertes open-source Linux-Betriebssystem, dass die Lücke füllt, die die Einstellung vom CentOS Linux stable release hinterlassen hat. AlmaLinux OS ist ein 1:1 binary-kompatibeler Fork von RHEL, der von der Community gesteuert und gebaut wird.

Als eigenständiges, komplett freies OS erfreut es uns $1.000.000 im Jahr über Sponsoring von CloudLinux Inc und die Unterstützung weiterer Sponsoren zu erhalten. Weitere Bemühungen in der Entwicklung werden von der Community gesteuert.

The AlmaLinux OS Foundation is a 501(c)(6) non-profit created for the benefit of the AlmaLinux OS community.

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AlmaLinux OS is an enterprise-grade server OS and a stable Linux distribution with regular releases that come with a long support windows. You can rely on AlmaLinux OS to run any and every critical workloads.

Fully supported, always free

AlmaLinux OS Foundation members, sponsors and partners back the AlmaLinux OS with investments and long support commitments to ensure the distribution is free of limitations, fees and charges.

Effortless to switch to

Switching distributions is usually costly and time-consuming, but that’s not the case when switching from CentOS and other RHEL® forks to AlmaLinux OS. Switching is easy - read how.

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Answers to Key Questions

Individuals and organizations that require an enterprise-grade, Fedora-like distribution but who do not want to or cannot pay for a RHEL® license. AlmaLinux OS is also a perfect replacement for anyone who currently relies on the CentOS stable release to achieve computing objectives.

Alma means soul in Spanish and other Latin languages. Looking back, it is easy to see that Linux is as popular and pervasive as it is thanks to the efforts of a passionate, diverse developer community. This community is the soul of Linux, and everyone that relies on a Linux distribution is indebted to the efforts of the Linux community. That is why we called our new distribution AlmaLinux OS.

We’re already doing it – experience with RHEL forks towards CloudLinux. We have the staff, the capabilities, the resources. Frankly: we want to put ourselves on the map re CloudLinux and KernelCare. It is worth the effort.

We are involving the community right through the process, including in the governing board. At all times, AlmaLinux OS will be free and open. The community can pick the project at any time.

CloudLinux's core product, the CloudLinux OS, is a RHEL® fork that has been in place for over ten years. More than 4,000 companies including Dell, Liquid Web, and 1&1 rely on the CloudLinux OS across more than 200,000 product installations. CloudLinux has proven experience in creating and maintaining a RHEL fork and have done so starting with RHEL release 5, right through to release 8. AlmaLinux OS is an opportunity for us to channel our expertise in RHEL into a Linux distribution that serves the broader community. Furthermore, we are including the Linux community right from the inception of AlmaLinux OS. Moving forward, community members will be on the governing board for the AlmaLinux OS project and involved in key decisions too. Finally, AlmaLinux OS will always be free and open source. The community can pick up and continue to develop AlmaLinux OS at any time.

Switching Linux distros can be a headache, but that is not the case when switching from CentOS to AlmaLinux OS. Just like CentOS, AlmaLinux OS is a 1:1 binary compatible fork of RHEL®, so switching is simple.

Yes, AlmaLinux OS is a 1:1 binary compatible fork of RHEL®, which means that your applications and services will remain compatible. For that reason, you can rapidly migrate any number of servers with just one command.

AlmaLinux OS partners has committed to supporting AlmaLinux OS 8 at least until 2029, including stable and thoroughly tested updates and security patches.

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