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[CentOS-announce] Announcing CentOS Minimal iso for CentOS 7.0.1406/x86_64

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We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of

CentOS-7.0.1406 Minimal for x86_64 Architecture.


The minimal install iso media is an alternative install to the main

CentOS-7 distribution and comes with a trimmed down, preselected rpm

list. However, it still runs off the standard installer, with all the

regular features that one would expect from the main distribution,

except the rpm selection screen has been disabled. Running an install

from this media will not allow you to change the rpms selected for






SHA256SUMs :





The ISO file is avilable at :




Since the size for these files is relatively small, no torrent files are

being released.





We have tried to test this install for most deployment roles, including

VMs and physical machines. And with lvm, mdraid, iscsi and dm-multipath



These images also contain the complete recovery and rescue environment

found in the main distribution.


You should be able to use these images from CD media, DVD media, USB

storage devices.


We do not recommend these images be used with kickstart files written

for the main CentOS distro images.


An install will setup yum to work with the regular default CentOS 7

repositories. Once the installed machine instace boots it should work

just like a regular CentOS machine, with only the bare minimal rpms

installed. All package management, networking and storage related

functionality should already be in place.




There is no upstream Minimal media product.


These ISOs only contains content found within the primary CentOS-7.0.1406

distribution. No package from outside the distribution was included and

no package has been changed from whats included in the base distribution.


We appreciate all forms of feedback about these images, including

specific application inclusion requests or feature changes in future

releases. The best place to provide this feedback is via the


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