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Old 11-06-2014, 12:11 PM   #31
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As an update for my original post, I have found the CentOS 7 installer to be MUCH more stable and easier to use when run from within a live environment. Unlike the standalone installer, when the install process is started from within a live session it does auto-detect the network interface, set up NTP automatically, the boot loader is enabled by default, and the disk partitioner doesn't fatally crash every 2 minutes.

I've since abandoned the standard DVD iso, and instead use the Gnome Live iso and install from in the live session. This says nothing of systemd, gnome 3, etc., but at least the installation process works correctly this way.
Old 11-24-2014, 06:55 AM   #32
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i use Centos 7 and i find it rather cool . Only not as many application yet like centos 6 but i know it will all come with time
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This post pretty much sums it up for me.


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Old 12-13-2014, 11:31 AM   #34
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"Disapointment" would be an understatement

I found the partitioner to be confusing, and network set up to be impossible. I wanted a static IP address, but the installer would not seem to allow it. I set up the network manually, but the button to complete the settings was always greyed out.

I spent all day yesterday getting the system set up the way I wanted it. I feel like I should learn to use Gnome Classic, since the standard being forced on us. But I hate Gnome Classic too much. Gnome Classic is too slow, too many unwanted features, and I cannot put icons in the task bar. I use MATE.

This morning I go to boot the system, and it won't work. Every rescue attempt has failed. Yeah, this is just what is needed for the enterprise.

An entire day of work wasted. I will make one more attempt to re-install, then give up. Salix 14.1 looks pretty good.
Old 12-13-2014, 03:47 PM   #35
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as a cent / ScientificLinux user for many years

i gave 7.0 a install on a KVM

i will wait for 7.1 to be out of the current testing

but likely i will be staying with 6 for 6 more years

the MUST use software i use is built for 6 so until it is ported to 7 ......
( as things are I might be that person that ports it )


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