I’m Done with Red Hat (Enterprise Linux)

Red Hat’s recent decision to put the source code for their Enterprise Linux distribution behind a paywall has caused controversy in the open-source community. The move seems to be aimed at choking out downstream distros like Rocky, Alma, and Oracle Linux, hoping to force users to sign up for a Red Hat subscription. Many CentOS users and developers feel betrayed by Red Hat’s actions, with some dropping support for Enterprise Linux and turning to alternative distros like Rocky and Alma. Red Hat was once revered as the “open-source company,” but their recent actions have brought into question their commitment to the community.


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