CentOS begin publishing rolling releases’




CentOS developers behind the project have started releasing so-called rolling releases “of the Linux distribution. This means that at least monthly a recent issue appears to have the latest updates.

CentOS logo The edition contains all security updates, bug fixes, improvements and general updates for the operating system to date. This means that users who want to install the operating system, without first having to install numerous packets before CentOS is up-to-date.

Preliminary support the developers only the last major release of the operating system, version 7.0. In the foreseeable future would follow the iso files with the live versions, and also version 6.0 is subjected to the rolling releases. For the previous version is not far to the other: the installer does not meet the requirements.

The developers behind the CentOS project gave in July version 7.0 of the Linux distribution release. There was a development of nearly three years in advance. The release includes certain “fundamental changes” as the implementation of the systemd-daemon, the GNOME 3 desktop environment and the xfs filesystem.

CentOS is a free Linux distribution that is popular on servers and uses the source code of the commercial Red Hat Enterprise Linux distro. The company behind the latter took the CentOS project early this year. Since then Red Hat provides three distributions from Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora and CentOS.

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