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CERN CentOS 7.2 available.

Dear Linux users.

We have a pleasure to announce that updated CERN Centos Linux (CC7) version:

        CC 7.2 is available for installation
            as of Tuesday 15.12.2015

and will become default CC7 production version on 11.01.2016.

For information about CC72, including installation instructions please visit:

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What happened to Scientific Linux CERN (SLC) ?

  • SLC 6 and SLC5 remain supported Linux versions at CERN
  • Next major release: 7 is based on CentOS

please see: for more information.

Updating CERN CentOS 7.1 to 7.2:

Due to CERN annual closure, all updates will be released to production repositories only on 11.01.2016.

Until then CC7 system can be updated by running:

# yum --enablerepo=cr --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern,cernonly}-testing clean all # yum --enablerepo=cr --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern,cernonly}-testing update

Jaroslaw Polok for