CentOS Stream 8 Updates: Sept. 8, 2021

This list of CentOS Stream 8 updates was generated from CentOS Project RSS feeds via project leader Rich Bowen's rssupdates.py script. The list was compiled using Rich's script on the date of this blog post. Most entries only include the x86_64 architecture, though Rich's script pulls all of them. This post should include all of the updates since the previous entry. centos-8-stream-x86_64-AppStream centos-8-stream-x86_64-BaseOS centos-8-stream-x86_64-PowerTools New packages in centos-8-stream-x86_64-AppStream Tue, 07 Sep 2021 22:09:04 GMT: jigawatts-javadoc-1.
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CentOS Stream 8 Updates: Sept. 3, 2021

This list of CentOS Stream 8 updates was generated from CentOS Project RSS feeds via project leader Rich Bowen's rssupdates.py script. The list was compiled using Rich's script on the date of this blog post. Most entries only include the x86_64 architecture, though Rich's script pulls all of them. This post should include all of the updates since the previous entry. centos-8-stream-x86_64-AppStream centos-8-stream-x86_64-BaseOS centos-8-stream-x86_64-PowerTools New packages in centos-8-stream-x86_64-AppStream Wed, 01 Sep 2021 22:13:52 GMT: 1:npm-7.
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CentOS Stream 8 Updates: Aug. 28, 2021

This list of CentOS Stream 8 updates was generated from CentOS Project RSS feeds via project leader Rich Bowen's rssupdates.py script. The list was compiled using Rich's script on the date of this blog post. Most entries only include the x86_64 architecture, though Rich's script pulls all of them. This post should include all of the updates since the previous entry. centos-8-x86_64-BaseOS centos-8-x86_64-AppStream centos-8-x86_64-PowerTools centos-8-x86_64-centosplus centos-8-x86_64-cr centos-8-aarch64-BaseOS centos-8-aarch64-AppStream centos-8-aarch64-PowerTools centos-8-aarch64-centosplus centos-8-aarch64-cr centos-8-ppc64le-AppStream centos-8-ppc64le-BaseOS centos-8-ppc64le-PowerTools centos-8-ppc64le-centosplus centos-8-ppc64le-cr centos-8-stream-aarch64-BaseOS centos-8-stream-aarch64-AppStream centos-8-stream-aarch64-PowerTools centos-8-stream-ppc64le-AppStream centos-8-stream-ppc64le-BaseOS centos-8-stream-ppc64le-PowerTools centos-8-stream-x86_64-AppStream centos-8-stream-x86_64-BaseOS centos-8-stream-x86_64-PowerTools New packages in centos-8-x86_64-BaseOSNo new packages in centos-8-x86_64-BaseOS
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The 2021 Linux laptop rebuild

CentOS Stream 8 — a controversial yet boring Linux — would be my new operating system After holding up due to indecision, I went ahead with the Linux laptop rebuild. I decided to give CentOS Stream 8 a try. It’s a “hot” Linux distro. But for all the wrong reasons. I can say now that it’s technically excellent, with the extremely notable exception of an error in the Boot ISO (yes, I filed a bug) that makes it impossible to proceed before figuring out and manually entering a URL for a working mirror and then a regression in Mutter that killed Files/Nautilus for a day or so until I figured out a workaround.
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Pausing the Linux rebuild

I was all ready to crack open the HP Envy 15 laptop this afternoon, pull the 250 GB NVMe M.2 SSD and replace it with a 1 TB model. While in there, I planned to replace the battery, which has a dead cell. But I decided to press “pause.” I started running Linux on this particular laptop in 2019 (??) with Debian Stable (then Buster), replacing it with Testing (Bullseye) maybe a couple of months ago.
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