Rocky Linux 8 EOL

End of life

Rocky Linux 8 goes EOL on May 31 2029.

All Rocky Linux releases follows a longer LTS EOL schedule of 10 years of support.

Rocky Linux 8

Rocky Linux 8 follows RHEL 8. Rocky Linux 9 is the current latest version.

Rocky Linux emerges as a robust operating system revered for its reliability, security, and allegiance to the open-source ethos. Developed as a compelling alternative after the discontinuation of CentOS Linux, Rocky Linux garners widespread acclaim for its stability and community-driven development model. With a focus on providing a stable and secure platform for enterprise and production environments, Rocky Linux inherits the legacy of CentOS while forging its own path forward. Leveraging the power of the CentOS codebase and community contributions, Rocky Linux offers a seamless transition for users seeking a dependable and long-term solution for their computing needs. Its commitment to security is evident through timely updates and patches, ensuring a resilient and protected computing environment. With its versatility, Rocky Linux caters to a diverse range of use cases, from data centers to cloud deployments and beyond. Rooted in the principles of transparency and collaboration, Rocky Linux fosters a vibrant community of users and developers dedicated to advancing the ideals of open-source software.