One of the most important things for Linux users is to know what to do if the root password is lost. Many times we create a strong password for our computer, but sometimes we forget it. This trouble is mostly for servers, and CentOS is a Linux distro focused on servers, so in this article, we're going to learn how to reset password in CentOS Linux.
CentOS 7 is a Linux distribution targeted for enterprise use and is kind of like the free version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. You can grab a copy of it from the official website. I’m gonna write specifically about installing the CentOS minimal edition.
CentOS 7 is a free enterprise-class community supported Linux OS derived from RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) sources and designed to provide compatibility with RHEL. That is, CentOS aims to provide a free community-supported alternative to paid subscription service of RHEL. Let us take a look at the latest iteration to this very popular Linux distro, CentOS 7.
Extra Packages For Enterprise Linux (or EPEL) is a Fedora Special Interest Group that creates, maintains and manages a high-quality set of additional packages for Enterprise Linux. These packages are made available but not limited to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, Scientific Linux and Oracle Linux.
CentOS is a community-driven free Linux Distribution which happens to be a very capable alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux sources. After installing CentOS 7, you may go ahead and start using the OS, but there are many things we can do to the new core system to get the most out of it. Most of these are also applicable to Red Hat Enterprise Linux since CentOS shares most of its features with it.
CentOS is a Gnu/Linux distribution and derived from RHEL a Red hat distro which is for enterprise. RHEL is a enterprise based while CentOS is totally a community based distribution. Its focus is to provide a free enterprise and community supported computing platform to the users. So how to install CentOS Linux. This tutorial will explain the installation of CentOS.