CentOS Information


CentOS
CentOS Version checkCentOS Linux is a Linux distribution derived from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Because it is free, CentOS Linux is widely popular with Linux users, web hosts and small businesses. However, as with most free things, you do give up something. In this case, there is no direct CentOS support services offered by the CentOS team. So before you select CentOS for your next project, there are a few things you should know about using CentOS Linux.

The CentOS Linux distribution is a stable, predictable, manageable and reproducible platform derived from the sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). We are now looking to expand on that by creating the resources needed by other communities to come together and be able to build on the CentOS Linux platform. And today we start the process by delivering a clear governance model, increased transparency and access. In the coming weeks we aim to publish our own roadmap that includes variants of the core CentOS Linux.

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CentOS
Community enterprise Operating System

Checking CentOS Version
cat /etc/centos-release
(or)
lsb_release -a

System Requirements
CentOS fully supports only the x86-64 architecture
SPARC, beta support available in CentOS 4
Alpha, support available in CentOS 4
IBM Mainframe (eServer zSeries and S/390), not supported since CentOS 5
IA-64 (Intel Itanium architecture), supported in CentOS 3 and 4
IA-32 without Physical Address Extension (PAE), not supported since CentOS 6
IA-32 in all variants, not supported since CentOS 7

CentOS Versions Screenshotfrom2015-12-29222444

CentOS 3
CentOS 4
CentOS 5
CentOS 6
CentOS 7

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