CentOS 7.1 released.

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Today, Centos 7 (1503) aka CentOS 7.1 has just been released.
The distribution can now be downloaded from the CentOS website.

The Release Notes explain the major changes:

  • As of March 2015 ABRT (>= 2.1.11-19.el7.centos.0.1) can report bugs directly to bugs.centos.org.
  • Support for new processors (Intel Broadwell) and graphics (AMD Hawaii)
  • Full support for LVM cache
  • Ability to mount ceph block devices
  • Updated Hyper-V network drivers
  • New libguestfs features
  • Full support for OpenJDK-1.8.0
  • Improved clock stability (for PTP and NTP)
  • Updated Networkmanager packages to version 1.0
  • Updated docker to 1.4.1
  • Updated OpenSSH to 6.6.1
  • New package: Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Update to numerous storage, network and graphics drivers
  • Technology Preview: Support of the Btrfs file system, OverlayFS and the Cisco VIC kernel driver.

Reminder: This version is mandatory for RHCE candidates. It brings fixes for the Samba + Kerberos objective.

Happy download!

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1 year 6 months ago

A new book on RHCSA/RHCE for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 is available on Amazon from Asghar Ghori. Just saw it.


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