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modern CentOS logoRed Hat Enterprise Linux is a commercial Linux distribution based on free and open source code. Red Hat is bound by the licensing terms of this source code to make it freely available, and CentOS uses Red Hats code to create a free Linux distribution that is compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Each version of CentOS is supported for 7 years through security updates. A new version of CentOS is released roughly every two years, and are available for both i386 and x86_64 platforms.

CentOS stands for Community ENTerprise Operating System.

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