This newly released CentOS 7.0 is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution built from sources and freely maintained to the public by Red Hat. This release is based on upstream release of EL7 (Enterprise Linux 7) and most of the packages have been built from source and updated to more recent versions.
CentOS 7 Major Changes
Following are the more notable changes are included in this release are:
- Updated Kernel to 3.10.0
- Added support for Linux Containers
- Open VMware Tools & 3D graphics drivers out of the box
- OpenJDK-7 as default JDK
- Upgrade from 6.5 to 7.0 using preupg command
- LVM-snapshots with ext4 and XFS
- Switch to grub2, systemd and firewalld
- Default XFS file system
- iSCSI and FCoE in kernel space
- Support for PTPv2
- Support for 40G Ethernet Cards
- Supports installations in UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot form on compatible hardware
Use the following links to download the latest CentOS 7 ISO images from CentOS official download page or its mirror pages. A torrent link is also available for all ISO images to download images using the torrent software.
- CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1804.iso [4.2G]
- CentOS-7-x86_64-Everything-1804.iso [8.8G]
- CentOS-7-x86_64-LiveGNOME-1804.iso [1.3G]
- CentOS-7-x86_64-LiveKDE-1804.iso [1.8G]
- CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1804.iso [906M]
- CentOS-7-x86_64-NetInstall-1804.iso [495M]
The above links are a reference to the CentOS official webpage for the references of mirror links, They are not actual download links.