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Minor release

CD and DVD ISO Images

Packages

Release Email

Release Notes

End-Of-Life

8-Stream

N/A

DVD and NetInstall images (including checksums) are available on mirrors

N/A

8

3 (2011)

DVD and NetInstall x86_64 images are available on mirrors (checksums).

31 December 2021**

7

8 (2003)

DVD, Minimal, Everything, LiveGNOME, LiveKDE and NetInstall x86_64 images are available on mirrors (checksums).

30 June 2024

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CentOS Linux Version

Minor release

Arch

Images

Packages

Release Email

Release Notes

7

7 (2003)

aarch64

Everything (ISO), Minimal (ISO), NetInstall (ISO)

OS, Updates

7

7 (2003)

armhfp (Arm32)

Gnome image for Raspberrypi2/3, KDE image for RaspberryPi2/3 , Minimal image for RaspberryPi 2/3, Gnome Generic image, KDE Generic image, Minimal generic image

OS, Updates

7

7 (2003)

i386

Everything (ISO), Minimal (ISO), NetInstall (ISO)

OS, Updates

7

7 (2003)

ppc64le

Everything (ISO), Minimal (ISO), NetInstall (ISO)

OS, Updates

7

7 (1908)

ppc64

Everything (ISO), Minimal (ISO), NetInstall (ISO)

OS, Updates

7

7 (2003)

power9

Everything (ISO), Minimal (ISO), NetInstall (ISO)

OS, Updates

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CentOS Linux Version

Arch

Images

Tree

Generic

7

x86_64

raw.tar.gz, qcow2, qcow2.xz, qcow2c

Generic

7

aarch64

Docker

All

x86_64

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Amazon

All

x86_64 aarch64

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7

x86_64

Vagrant

Atomic Host

x86_64

CentOS/atomic-host, atomic-host-aws

Vagrant

6

x86_64

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CentOS Linux 7

Release

Based on RHEL Source (Version)

Archived Tree

7 (1908)

7.7

7 (1810)

7.6

7 (1804)

7.5

7 (1708)

7.4

7 (1611)

7.3

7 (1511)

7.2

7 (1503)

7.1

7 (1406)

7.0

CentOS Linux 6

Release

Based on RHEL Source (Version)

Archived Tree

6.10

6.10

6.9

6.9

6.8

6.8

6.7

6.7

6.6

6.6

6.5

6.5

6.4

6.4

6.3

6.3

6.2

6.2

6.1

6.1

6.0

6.0

CentOS Linux 5

Release

Based on RHEL Source (Version)

Archived Tree

5.11

5.11

5.10

5.10

5.9

5.9

5.8

5.8

5.7

5.7

5.6

5.6

5.5

5.5

5.4

5.4

5.3

5.3

5.2

5.2

5.1

5.1

5.0

5.0

CentOS Linux 4

Release

Based on RHEL Source (Version)

Archived Tree

4.9

4.9

4.8

4.8

4.7

4.7

4.6

4.6

4.5

4.5

4.4

4.4

4.3

4.3

4.2

4.2

4.1

4.1

4.0

4.0

CentOS Linux 3

Release

Based on RHEL Source (Version)

Archived Tree

3.9

3.9

3.8

3.8

3.7

3.7

3.6

3.6

3.5

3.5

3.4

3.4

3.3

3.3

3.1

3.1

CentOS Linux 2.1

Release

Based on RHEL Source (Version)

Archived Tree

2.1

2.1