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AlmaLinux OS is an open Source, community owned and governed, forever-free enterprise Linux distribution, focused on long-term stability, providing a robust production-grade platform. AlmaLinux OS is 1:1 binary compatible with RHELĀ® and pre-Stream CentOS.

AlmaLinux OS attempts to release regular updates within 1 business day from RHEL. The latest minor release goal is 3 days. Each release, like RHEL, comes with a 10 year lifecycle. Major releases are typically available within a few weeks to a few months following a major RHEL release.

More information is available on the AlmaLinux website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
lsb_release --release

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub. This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/almalinux.json. See the API Documentation for more.