We are pleased to announce the general availability of Rocky Linux 9.1. This release is currently available for the x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le, and s390x architectures.
Please review the release notes at https://docs.rockylinux.org/release_notes/9_1 - These notes contain important information including known bugs and more comprehensive details about changes in this version.
- Keylime, a remote boot attestation and runtime integrity management solution using Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs) is now available.
- New module stream versions include node.js 18, php:8.1, maven:3.8, and ruby:3.1.
- New compiler toolset versions include GCC 12, LLVM 14.0.6, Rust 1.62, and Go 1.18.
- Container images are now available for all x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le, and s390x.
- Vagrant images are now available for x86-64 and aarch64
- Official Rocky Linux images are now available on Oracle Cloud Platform.
- LVM variants of the generic, EC2, and Azure images are now available.
- Minimal, DVD, Boot, and torrent downloads are listed at https://rockylinux.org/download
- Live images in GNOME, GNOME Lite, KDE, XFCE, and MATE flavors are listed at https://rockylinux.org/alternative-images
- Cloud images are listed at https://rockylinux.org/cloud-images
Upgrades and Conversions:
Current users of Rocky Linux 9 can upgrade to 9.1 via `dnf update` or via PackageKit and its interfaces (GNOME Software, etc). Users of other Enterprise Linux 9 distributions can upgrade and convert to Rocky Linux 9.1 via the migrate2rocky script available at https://github.com/rocky-linux/rocky-tools/blob/main/migrate2rocky/migrate2…
We are grateful to the many Rocky Linux project volunteers who produced, tested, and documented this release, as well as the sponsors and partners that contribute the resources that enable us to do so.
We would like to thank the following individuals in particular for their contributions to this release:
- Al Bowles
- Alan Marshall
- Brian Clemens
- Chris Stackpole
- David Roth
- Ezequiel Bruni
- Ian Walker
- Louis Abel
- Lukas Magauer
- Mustafa Gezen
- Neil Hanlon
- Rich Alloway
- Sherif Nagy
- Skip Grube
- Steven Spencer
- Taylor Goodwill
- Trevor Cooper
We are thankful for the upstream development work in Fedora Linux, the curation efforts in CentOS Stream, and the countless developers and projects from which these distributions are built.
Getting Help / Engaging with the Community:
The Rocky Linux ecosystem is sustained by community-driven help, guidance, and love of RPM distributions, Enterprise Linux and its ecosystem. The best place to start for new users is at https://docs.rockylinux.org.
You can communicate with us and other community members on various mediums:
- Mattermost: https://chat.rockylinux.org <https://chat.rockylinux.org/>
- Reddit: https://reddit.com/r/rockylinux
- Forums: https://forums.rockylinux.org <https://forums.rockylinux.org/>
- Mail list: https://lists.resf.org <https://lists.resf.org/>
- IRC: ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/#rockylinux
- Bug Tracker: https://bugs.rockylinux.org <https://bugs.rockylinux.org/>
Thank you, and enjoy the release!