CentOS 7 is here

The CentOS Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 7 for x86_64, including images for docker, and various cloud providers. There are many fundamental changes in this release, compared to previous releases of CentOS. Notably the inclusion of systemd, Gnome3, and a default filesystem of XFS. For more information about what makes CentOS 7 stand out, please see our release notes.

With the release of CentOS 7, the board will be able to focus on getting the Community Builders online, and facilitating the progress for the several Special Interest Groups that have been on hold during the release cycle.

Groups such as OpenStack, Xen4, Gluster, and oVirt can now customize CentOS Linux directly inside the project, building CentOS variants for new workloads on top of the slow-and-steady core platform. Read more about the variants proposalĀ»

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CentOS Dojo - Brussels, Belgium 30 Jan 2015

Come join the CentOS team in Brussels

Sponsored by IBM Belgium

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CentOS Booth at Fosdem 31 Jan 2015

Stop by the CentOS Booth at Fosdem, and stay for the devroom talks


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