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CentOS is one of the more major community supported distributions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, created from sources freely provided by the company rather than just simply respinning the distro. It’s also free for everyone, with complete compatibility with software that works on Red Hat. Even Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, fully supports the creation and maintaining of CentOS, saying he prefers it to Oracle Linux.
As well as a selection of security updates, 6.3 adds new and better tools to aid in the moving of systems (both physical and virtual) to a KVM virtual machine, and has switched to LibreOffice as the main office suite for the distribution. Otherwise there’s not a whole lot new –