How have been the experience of the people here with CentOS or Sceintific Linux?I used to be a Mandriva use 5 years back, then went to SUSE then to debian, but I've heard that rpm based systems have made good progress, yum avoids the old dependency hell etcI like that CentOS and Sceintific Linux are based on RHEL and aim for stability just like DebianRHEL 6 is about to be out soon (and so wil
I am a new CentOS Linux user running my community site on production server. I want to update all packages except the Linux kernel on CentOS Linux. How can I prevent the yum command from updating the Linux kernel on CentOS/RHEL/Scientific/Fedora Linux server?Read answer to: "RHEL/CentOS: yum Update All Packages Except the Linux Kernel"
Creating Virtual RedHat/CentOS/Scientific Linux/Fedora Appliances For KVM With BoxGrinder (Fedora 17)
is a tool that allows you to build virtual machines (with RedHat,
CentOS, Scientific Linux or Fedora as the OS) for multiple
virtualization techniques. Currently it supports KVM, VMware, Amazon
EC2, VirtualBox, and VirtualPC.
Karanbir Singh has announced the release of CentOS 5.5, a distribution created by compiling the source packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5: "We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.5 for i386 and x86_64 architectures.
Thanks for this excellent thread! I managed to convert SL 6.2 -> CentOS 6.3, the remaining packages not updates but vendor branded (Scientific Linux) i left in peace, the system seems to work w... [by GamesBond]