You now have two ways to consume the CentOS platform, CentOS Linux and CentOS Stream. CentOS Linux is a rebuild of the freely available sources for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). CentOS Stream is a midstream distribution that provides a cleared-path for participation in creating the next version of RHEL. Read more in the CentOS Stream release notes .
As you download and use CentOS Linux, the CentOS Project invites you to be a part of the community as a contributor. There are many ways to contribute to the project, from documentation, QA, and testing to coding changes for SIGs, providing mirroring or hosting, and helping other users.
ISOs are also available via Torrent.
How to verify your iso
If you plan to create USB boot media, please read this first to avoid damage to your system.
If the above is not for you, alternative downloads might be.
Need a Cloud or Container Image?
Legacy versions of CentOS are no longer supported. For historical purposes, CentOS keeps an archive of older versions. If you’re absolutely sure you need an older version then click here »
Need the Source?
In order to help ease the workload for our primary mirror network, the source rpms are not kept in the same tree as the binary packages. If you need the source packages used to build CentOS, you can find them in our vault vault.centos.org »
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