Release: CentOS 5.2, Free Red Hat Enterprise Linux Clone

The CentOS development team has released CentOS 5.2, which is based on and promises full compatibility for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.2. Available for i386 and x86-64 architectures, the release offers new drivers and bug fixes, as well as improvements to the Xen virtualization kernel, according to the team.

The fresh clone comes with updated software support for Apache, Gnome, KDE, OpenOffice, MySQL and PostgreSQL. Also, you won’t be paying the $350-$2,500 per year subscription fee for RHEL 5.2!

Documentation can be found here, release notes here, download mirrors here.

[Source: The Register]

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  1. dinesh says:


  2. Ishmael says:

    Just remember that Centos is the son of RHEL and, if RHEL dies Centos dies with it…
    So try no to give shuch a bad propaganda to RHEL because RHEL is a certified OS and Centos isn’t.

  3. ravi says:

    this is a good


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