CentOS 7 Is Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Available Only for 64-bit Platforms

This release comes with a brand new numbering scheme, which allows its developers to release regular maintenance releases each month. Major changes include an updated Linux kernel (version 3.10.0), support for Linux containers, out-of-the-box support for 3D graphics drivers and VMware Tools, XFS as the default filesystem, OpenJDK as the default Java environment, FirewallD as the default firewall, systemd as the default init system, and GRUB2 as the default bootloader.

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