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CentOS 5.6 Gnome Desktop Review

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This enterprise class Linux distribution is quickly gaining popularity for its elegance and integrity. The latest release by the CentOS project is extremely adaptable, and it is an excellent choice for desktops, notebooks, and servers alike. CentOS 5.6 also provides many solutions for installation. You might want to try the CD, DVD, net install CD, or the Live CD. CentOS is available in i386 or x86_64 format also. Text or graphical installers are available and you can select between the KDE or Gnome desktop as you prefer. This offers a truly unique experience with many of the most popular applications available.

CentOS 5.6 Features

* Built on the stable core of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6
* The CentOS package selection focuses on stable and tested packages, which means less bleeding edge updates, but guaranteed stability.
* Excellent server solutions including Apache, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Samba, Postfix and others.

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