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Rocky Linux


Rocky Linux is a Linux distribution that is intended to be a downstream, complete binary-compatible release using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system source code. The project is led by Gregory Kurtzer, founder of the CentOS project.

Release Schedule Image Gantt Chart for Rocky Linux
Release Released Active Support Security Support Latest
9 10 months ago
(14 Jul 2022)
Ends in 1 year and 12 months
(31 May 2025)
Ends in 9 years
(31 May 2032)
(16 May 2023)
8 1 year and 11 months ago
(21 Jun 2021)
Ends in 12 months
(31 May 2024)
Ends in 5 years and 12 months
(31 May 2029)
(16 Nov 2022)

Differences with Upstream RHEL:

Extended support for Rocky Linux is available from a variety of commercial support providers.

More information is available on the Rocky Linux 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:
cat /etc/os-release

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

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/rocky-linux.json. See the API Documentation for more information. You can subscribe to the iCalendar feed at /calendar/rocky-linux.ics.