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CERN CentOS 7.3 testing available.

Dear Linux users.

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

        CC 7.3 is available for testing
            as of Tuesday 06.12.2016

and will become default CC7 production version

                on Monday 09.01.2017.

For information about CC73, including installation instructions please visit:

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  • As announced at ITUM [1] lcm configuration tool will be replaced by locmap, for more information please visit:

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  • Updating CERN CentOS 7.2 to 7.3:

Due to CERN annual closure, all updates will be released to production repositories only on 09.01.2017.

Until then CC7 system can be updated by running:

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

# yum --enablerepo=cr \ --enablerepo={updates,extras,cern}-testing \ update

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