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CERN Centos 7.2 becomes default production CC7 release.

Dear Linux users.

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

        CC 7.2 becomes default CC7 production version

            as of Monday 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:

All updates are released to production repositories as of 11.01.2016, in order to update your system please run as root:

# yum clean all
# yum update

Jaroslaw Polok for