Software Update: AlmaLinux 8.6

Just like Red Hat who released Enterprise Linux version 8.6, the CloudLinux has also come with version 8.6 of AlmaLinux. AlmaLinux, like Rocky Linux, is one of the newcomers to fill the gap left by CentOS. Due to the large number of sponsors, AlmaLinux also seems to be here to stay. The release notes for this release can here are found, this is the announcement for AlmaLinux version 8.6:

AlmaLinux 8.6 Stable is Now Available!

Hi, Community! The AlmaLinux OS Foundation is excited to announce that AlmaLinux OS 8.6 Stable is now available. Just like a flash after the beta release. This stable release is for the x86_64, aarch64 and ppc64le architectures and is ready for production installations and to power all your computing needs and workloads. Grab it from the nearest mirror and join us on the AlmaLinux Community Chat to discuss. Our Live Images, Raspberry Pi, Cloud and Container images updates are in process too, so stay tuned to catch the updates. Don’t blink, you might miss them.

Release Notes and More Information

The AlmaLinux 8.6 contains web console enhancements and some brand new System Roles that make system administration simpler. Security updates include upstream versions for the SCAP Security Guide, OpenSCAP and other packages among other improvements. You can read more about this release by checking out the Release Notes

Version number 8.6
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux
Website CloudLinux
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License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)