CentOS (Community Enterprise Operating System) is an open-source community driven Linux Operating System based on Red Hat Linux. In this article, you will learn the installations steps of CentOS Linux 7 with screenshots.
Following are the notable CentOS Linux 7 new features.
1. XFS is the default file system
2. OpenJDK-7 as default JDK
3. First process initd is replaced by systemd
4. Linux Kernel 3.10.x to support Linux Container
7. MariaDB instead of MySQL
Before you start installing the CentOS Linux 7 , you need to download the ISO file from below link.
Step 4 – Welcome screen will appear after loading media the installer, select Language and click on Continue.
Step 5 – You will see the installation summary wherein you have to select one by one to configure as name suggested.
Step 6 – Click on Data & Time and select your location and hit Done button to apply configuration.
Step 8 – After selecting “I will configure partitioning” from Installation Destination. One the next screen, we have selected “Standard Partition” as partition layout. we can see the manual partitioning wherein we will partition our hard-drive manually. We have created following Partitions.
Verify Partition Summary and Click on Done
Click on Accept Changes
Step 9 – Enable Network and assign Host Name and Enable Network Interface switching the Ethernet button to ON and you can assign IP Address Static or Dynamic (DHCP) clicking on Configure button click on Done.
- To Setting up the Host Name use the File “/etc/hostname”
- To Setup Network Setting use the File “/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-enpXXX”
Step 11 – INSTALLATION SUMMARY, once all the options is selected, Begin Installation will be enabled. Click on Begin Installation for Installation of CentOS Linux 7
Set root password and create user
Step 11 – Remove bootable media DVD/USB and Click on Reboot after successfully installation.
Post Installation Configuration
Step 12 – Initial Setup
LICENSING – Need to Accept the EULA agreement when you login into the CentOS first time after installation. Tick on “I accept the license agreement” and click on Done.
Login with UserID and Password created earlier on step 11, CentOS Linux 7 Login Screen.
Update your system
# yum update
That’s it. We have successfully installed CentOS Linux 7. Please share it with others and follow us on our Facebook Official Page.