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Announcement of the End of support for SLC6 (Scientific Linux CERN 6)

Dear Linux users,

From the 30th November 2020, SLC6 will enter End of Life and support will cease. Also from this date, software updates will no longer be made available.

Current users of SLC6 are strongly encouraged to migrate to CC7 (CERN CentOS 7) before 30.11.2020.

Please refer to the "Linux @ CERN" website for more details on CC7 (

You may also refer to the following ITSSB entry for additional details / future updates: OTG0054345

Ben Morrice for