I am in the process of moving from Windows to Liunx. Settling on centOS I tried to download the OS - a zillion versions. researched further settled on x86, DVD got Deluge to download via BitTorrent.
How long do I have to seed?
Also, is public torrenting safe? Do I need to join a private torrent to download centOS? Also, how do I know if there is malware or viruses?
The idea of downloading from someone else seems logical, but fraught with risk.
How can I get a safe download of centos6.4 DVD ( want the older version just as my text walks me through setting up a LAMP server with it. May look at a later version after)?
Why not go to the CentOS site and download it from their archive section - https://wiki.centos.org/Download
I’d have thought that would be your most reliable source.
I don’t see CentOS 6.4 on there, @chrisofarabia, which is what @karentutor1 was looking for.
I’ve never used CentOS; would 6.7 be radically different from 6.4?
It’s down near the bottom of the page - there’s a link to it there.
I went there and dove down into the “tree” link. It expands into a sub folder with a million individual links. Any suggestion on just the iso dvd download link thx?
My guess (and it is just that), would be one of the links in this folder - http://vault.centos.org/6.4/isos/i386/ - they appear to be the ISO files for an x86 install. The txt file at the top should give you more info.
No again if you dig down expands into a huge tree of files… No one link. Thx
That opens a page with several links, and those options (CD, DVD) offer me files to save.
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