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AlmaLinux 9.1 Beta - Now Available

Jack Aboutboul


Hello Community! AlmaLinux OS is happy to announce that AlmaLinux 9.1 Beta “Lime Lynx” is available for x86_64, aarch64, ppc64le and s390x architectures.

Grab installation ISOs from mirrors now.

As usual, a simple reminder, this is a BETA release. It should not be used for production installations. The provided upgrade instructions should not be used on production machines unless you don’t mind if something breaks. Now if you wanna test this somehow, somewhere to see how things will work in 9.1 stable, you’re on the right track.

Cloud and Containers

Uh yeah, not for beta this time around…

Release Notes and More Information

The AlmaLinux 9.1 Beta provides a more stable foundation for open hybrid cloud innovation, new enhancements and features to deliver workloads, applications and services for multiple environments more efficiently, security features and updates for risk reduction and better compliance maintenance.

This release also includes PHP language updates and new features. New automation and management functionality provided to make additional manual tasks automation, performing standard deployment processes at scale easier and simplify day-to-day system management.

These enhancements include adding several system roles and the web console new options and features. As for containers, Sigstore technology was built into the container tooling.

You can read more about this release by checking out the Release Notes.

What can you do to help?

Test, test, test. Your feedback is what helps make great production releases.

Please report any bugs you may see on the Bug Tracker. Also, pop into the AlmaLinux Community Chat and join our Testing Channel, post a question on our 9.1 Beta Forum, on our AlmaLinux Community on Reddit or catch us on Twitter.

Please enjoy this Beta release, let us know what you think and stay tuned for more updates and announcements coming soon.

Happy Testing!