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Installing CentOS 5.4

Nov 02, 2009, 23:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"CentOS is a community-driven spin off of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This is different from Fedora in that it is not: 1) Not bleeding edge and 2) Geared toward Enterprise and not average desktop usage. CentOS is built to be 100% compatible with its bigger brother Red Hat Enterprise Linux while remaining a completely free operating system. In a nutshell CentOS is Red Hat Enterprise Linux without the branding and graphics. So, if you’re looking for an enterprise-class desktop operating system, and you do not want to spend the cash necessary for RHEL, CentOS is the distribution you’ve been looking for.

"But how easily does it install? If you have ever installed Linux using the traditional installation disk method you will be just fine. It will, however, require some patience – and a torrent client."

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