We are pleased to announce the general availability of Rocky Linux 8.7. This release is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7 and currently available for both the x86_64 & aarch64 architectures.
Please read through the release notes at: https://docs.rockylinux.org/release_notes/8_7/ - These notes contain important information about the release, details about some of the content inside the release (such as newer modules or updates throughout the distribution) and highlights.
Notable Changes Include:
* NetworkManager has been rebased to 1.40. Notes for this version of NetworkManager are available here. * New module stream versions include node.js 18, mercurial:6.2, 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. * The default value of the LimitRequestBody directive in httpd has been changed from unlimited to 1GiB to fix CVE-2022-29404. * SSSD now supports direct integration with Windows Server 2022.
* Boot: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/Rocky-8.7-x86_64-boot.iso * DVD: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/Rocky-8.7-x86_64-dvd1.iso * Minimal: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/Rocky-8.7-x86_64-minimal.i... * DVD Torrent: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/Rocky-8.7-x86_64-dvd1.torr... * Boot Torrent: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/Rocky-8.7-x86_64-boot.torr... * Minimal Torrent: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/Rocky-8.7-x86_64-minimal.t... * Checksum: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/CHECKSUM * Verification: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/x86_64/CHECKSUM.sig
* Boot: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/Rocky-8.7-aarch64-boot.is... * DVD: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/Rocky-8.7-aarch64-dvd1.is... * Minimal: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/Rocky-8.7-aarch64-minimal... * DVD Torrent: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/Rocky-8.7-aarch64-dvd1.to... * Boot Torrent: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/Rocky-8.7-aarch64-boot.to... * Minimal Torrent: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/Rocky-8.7-aarch64-minimal... * Checksum: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/CHECKSUM * Verification: https://dl.rockylinux.org/pub/rocky/8/isos/aarch64/CHECKSUM.sig
We are grateful to the many Rocky Linux project volunteers and leaders for producing, testing, and documenting this release. The Release Engineering and Testing teams bear the brunt of the workload for new releases, and in particular for the release of Rocky Linux 8.7:
Al Bowles Alan Marshall Chris Stackpole David Roth 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 development work in Fedora Linux, the curation efforts in CentOS Stream, and the countless developers and their 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 Reddit: https://reddit.com/r/rockylinux Forums: https://forums.rockylinux.org Mail list: https://lists.resf.org Libera IRC: #rockylinux Bug Tracker: https://bugs.rockylinux.org
Thank you, and enjoy the release!
Rocky Release Engineering Team