CentOS 6.5 released
Following with the release of RHEL 6.5, CentOS 6.5 has arrived on 1st Dec and its time to play with it. For those who want to update their existing 6.4 systems to 6.5 simply use the “yum update” command and all the magic would be done.
CentOS 6.5 has received some package updates as well as new features. Check out the release notes for detailed information.
The Precision Time Protocol – previously a technology preview – is now fully supported. The following drivers support network time stamping: bnx2x, tg3, e1000e, igb, ixgbe, and sfc.
OpenSSL has been updated to version 1.0.1.
OpenSSL and NSS now support TLS 1.1 and 1.2.
KVM received various enhancements. These include improved read-only support of VMDK- and VHDX-Files, CPU hot plugging and updated virt-v2v-/virt-p2v-conversion tools.
Hyper-V and VMware drivers have been updated.
Updates to Evolution (2.32) and Libre Office (4.0.4).
In this post we shall be installing it on the desktop. Head to either of the following urls
Select your machine architecture and it will then present a list of mirrors. Get into any mirror and then get the torrent file to download or the direct iso download link. There are multiple download options available like LiveCD, LiveDVD, Dvd1+2, Minimal and…
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CentOS 6.5 desktop installation guide with screenshots