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Old 11-05-2014, 03:47 AM   #16
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Red Hat is open source and I can install any software. Only if you need support you need to pay for the service.
This is what I know. Am I wrong?
 
Old 11-05-2014, 04:45 AM   #17
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without the required contract
you basically can not install software

there are NO SECURITY updated
and it is nearly impossible to install any dependencies some manually installed or built from source program might need .

CentOS is the FREE version of the commercial RHEL

so NO you really can NOT
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and I can install any software.
you NEED the support contract for that

but
CentOS IS FREE
there are NO support contracts required

but centos 5.7 is NOT supported
CentOS 5.11 is
 
Old 11-05-2014, 09:01 AM   #18
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OK. I will ask someone else if I can use CentOS and make some tests if the application can be run on that OS and maybe I will ask you for some help than.

Thank you for all your time spent with me.
 
  


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