RHEL 5.5 is out. We (the moderators) will try to update the status of the forthcoming CentOS 5.5 in this thread as the information becomes available to us. So stay tuned!
on 03/30/2010 – Made popular on 03/30/2010
CentOS 5.5 has been released, the newest update to the venerable Linux distribution. Based on the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5, it took the developers about a month and a half to get CentOS 5.5 ready, as it is usual for the distro. CentOS 5.5 tries to stay as close to the upstream packages as possible and only removes the branding and the packages...
CentOS developer Karanbir Singh has announced the availability of CentOS 6.0 for download.CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux-based operating system that is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Unlike RHEL, it is a community project but, like RHEL, its target users are the enterprise users. One of the best feature of CentOS is its 100% binary compatibility with RHEL.
I've added the CentOS 6 Updates yum repository to my RHEL 6.4 machine. That's because RHEL doesn't ship with the php-snmp package - and the easiest one to find is on the CentOS site. Anyways, this appears to work okay in my environment - no problems I see.
My questions are if this is an acceptable practice - keeping the original RHEL yum repositories active and adding the CentOS to the mix?
Only a week after releasing CentOS 6.1, the CentOS project finished up version 6.2 of its CentOS community version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), while Oracle launched Oracle Linux 6.2 -- a RHEL 6.2 clone that adds the company's Unbreakable Enterprise Linux kernel. Meanwhile, Red Hat released a beta of its long-lifecycle RHEL 5.8 platform and announced strong third quarter earnings....
The CentOS development team, through Karanbir Singh, proudly announced last evening, July 10th, the immediate availability for download of the CentOS 6.0 operating system.The new CentOS 6.0 operating system is based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 distribution, and it brings all the features that are present in the RHEL distro, with whi... (read more)
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"