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15 September 2008, 08:22

CentOS 4.7 now available

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CentOS 4.7, the free Linux distribution based on the source of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7, is now available for i386 and x86-64 architectures. This comes after Red Hat released RHEL 4.7 at the end of July, with the CentOS developers closing the window from Red Hat release to CentOS replica being available to just a few weeks.

Features in the new release include the ability to use SHA-256 and SHA-512 for password encryption and the inclusion of Firefox 3.0. CentOS 4.7 also includes all package updates up to the 12th of September. Full details of the changes are available in the release notes and ISO images are available to download on a range of mirror sites. The mirrors also carry older versions of CentOS for a64/alpha, s290 and s390x.


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