From the release announcement: "We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Cent OS Linux 6.9 and install media for i386 and x86_64 architectures.
Cent OS Linux 6.9 is derived from source code released by Red Hat, Inc. All upstream variants have been placed into one combined repository to make it easier for end users.
Download links (SHA256, signature, pkglist, mirror list): Cent OS-6.9-x86_64-bin-DVD1(3,788MB, torrent), Cent OS-6.9-x86_64-Live (1,930MB, torrent), Cent OS-6.9-x86_64(408MB, torrent), Cent OS-6.9-x86_64(230MB, torrent).
Karanbir Singh has announced the release of Cent OS 7-1611.
, from Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux distribution that attempts to provide a free, enterprise-class, community-supported computing platform functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Since the release of version 7.0, Cent OS officially supports only the x86-64 architecture, while versions older than 7.0-1406 also support IA-32 with Physical Address Extension (PAE).
In January 2014, Red Hat announced that it would sponsor the Cent OS project, "helping to establish a platform well-suited to the needs of open source developers that integrate technologies in and around the operating system".
Plus we are happy to report this month's Distro Watch donation goes to the UBports project to assist in bringing GNU/Linux to a wider range of smart phones.
We will be on holiday next Monday, but we will return with a new Distro Watch Weekly on January 2, 2017.
(formerly Fedora Core) is an operating system based on Linux kernel and GNU programs, developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat.
Fedora contains software distributed under a free and open-source license and aims to be on the leading edge of such technologies.