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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 was released a few days back, You can go read the release notes now. Its a great way to find out the big changes and enhancements in this release. On the CentOS side of things, we have been working through last week on getting the sources organised and the builds […]

After three weeks in testing, we are very happy to announce the release for CentOS-7/x86_64 Please read the announcement here : http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2014-July/020393.html And the Release Notes at : http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7 But this isnt the end of the seven process, it's where the fun begins - KB

hi, At this point we have a set of images that we consider release grade, pending final testing, we will move to release these unless a major blocker is reported. folks with bandwidth to spare are encouraged to help seed these images via torrents, here are the urls to hit: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.torrent http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-GnomeLive.torrent http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-KdeLive.torrent http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-livecd.torrent http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-NetInstall.torrent […]

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the first CentOS 7 QA Release. !!! This is a QA release only and not the final CentOS 7 release !!! In the past, CentOS QA testing has been performed by a small group of people within the CentOS community. We are happy that we are […]

As part of the preparation for CentOS 7, and with a growing focus around making the source easier to work with for developers and Special Interest Groups, the CentOS Project is publishing the git source tree used for building the distribution. This represents a bit of a change from previous releases and we understand that […]

RHEL 7 is officially out and available for RHEL subscribers. You can get more information about the release from http://developerblog.redhat.com/2014/06/10/red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-now-generally-available/ or via the press release at http://www.redhat.com/about/news/press-archive/2014/6/red-hat-unveils-rhel-7  Congrats to the RH team for all their hard work in making this happen.   As for CentOS 7, it's currently working its way through our build process. As we have […]

With the default gnome3 desktop in el7, opening a terminal via the menu sometimes presents the user with a different PATH variable than if they right click the desktop and choose 'Open in Terminal'.For some reason it appears that the user's .bash_profile is not always read, which means ~/bin and ~/.local/bin are sometimes missing from […]

First, the download links : http://ftp.redhat.com/redhat/rhel/rc/7/ Drill down to the type of build, and ISOS are available as well, and remember to report bugs at http://bugzilla.redhat.com Here at the CentOS Project, we are going to rebase our build plan and build efforts around the sources released along with this rhel7rc, more news on that in […]

In the interest of preparing for the el7 release, I've decided to attempt to migrate my primary machine to the el7 beta. For the most part this seems like it will be a reasonably easy transition, though admittedly I play with fedora frequently so the gnome2 to gnome3 transition is something I've already handled. If […]

Packages for the el7 beta are starting to show up in the EPEL repository. If you've been holding off looking at the beta because there were some 'required' packages missing, you might want to see what's available now. http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/beta/7/x86_64/repoview/