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Rocky Linux is an open-source enterprise operating system designed to be 100% bug-for-bug compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux®. It is under intensive development by the community.

A Registered Digital Public Good

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STABLE, PRODUCTION READY LINUX

Rock solid, no matter the use-case.

Rocky Linux rebuilds sources directly from RHEL®, so you can bet your best dollar that you'll have a super stable experience, no matter the use-case.

Production Ready

Rocky Linux is enterprise-ready, providing solid stability with regular updates and a 10-year support lifecycle, all at no cost.

Community Supported

The community, sponsors, and partners have invested with long-term commitments to ensure the project stays with the community.

Easy Migration

Migrate from other Enterprise Linux distributions without sweating it. We provide an easy-to-use migration script, free of charge.

Latest News

We regularly share updates with the community about what's happening. Here's the latest.

Rocky Linux Recognized as a Digital Public Good

June 5, 2024

We are honored to announce that Rocky Linux has been recognized by the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) as a Digital Public Good. This recognition reflects our community's commitment to open sour...

Rocky Linux 8.10 Available Now

May 30, 2024

We are excited to announce the general availability of Rocky Linux 8.10. This release is now available for the x86_64 and aarch64 architectures. Please consult the release notes on the Rocky Linux Doc...

Rocky Linux 9.4 Available Now

May 9, 2024

We are excited to announce the general availability of Rocky Linux 9.4. This release is now available for the x86_64, aarch64, ppc64le, and s390x architectures. Please consult the release notes on the...

Rocky Linux included in new Azure Community Galleries Feature

April 23, 2024

Rocky Linux included in new Azure Community Galleries Feature Downloading Rocky Linux from Azure community galleries has been more accessible since November 2023, with prebuilt images for x86_64 and a...

GLIBC Vulnerability on Servers Serving PHP

April 22, 2024

Last week, CVE-2024-2961 was announced. In brief, systems using glibc and serving php content could potentially be at risk. The vulnerability is related to the ISO-2022-CN-EXT character set. While at ...

Secure Boot Key Refresh - 2024

April 5, 2024

Over the next few days, updates will be released for Rocky Linux 8 and 9 updating a number of “critical path” components due to the expiration of the x509 certificate used to sign the build artifacts...