CentOS Linux version 6 has been released. It is a community-supported operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 6. CentOS Linux is considered as the most popular Linux distribution for web servers with almost 30% of all Linux servers using it.
From the release notes:
The CentOS team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.0 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. CentOS-6.0 is based on the upstream release EL 6.0 and includes packages from all variants. All upstream repositories have been combined into one, to make it easier for end users to work with.
CentOS 6 Download
You can download CentOS Linux 6 via the web/ftp server or via BitTorrent (recommended) client.
CentOS 6 DVD ISO download
- Visit mirror to download CentOS ISO image 32 bit i386 DVD ISO image # 1 (4.4 GB)
- Visit mirror to download CentOS ISO images 64 bit DVD ISO image # 1 (3.9 GB) and image # 2 (1.1GB)
You can always wget command as follows to download an ISO image:
$ wget https://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/6.9/isos/x86_64/CentOS-6.9-x86_64-bin-DVD1.iso
CentOS Linux 6 DVD ISO Torrents
Torrent files for the DVD’s are available at the following location:
A Note About CentOS Linux version 6.1
From the mailing list:
Since upstream has a 6.1 version already released, we will be using a Continous Release repository for 6.0 to bring all 6.1 and post 6.1 security updates to all 6.0 users, till such time as CentOS-6.1 is released itself. There will be more details about this posted within the next 48 hours.