Installing and testing of CentOS 7 x86_64

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July 31, 2014 Linux No Comments

I thought I would try out the new version of CentOS. Below are some things I have noticed which are different from the older versions.

 

CentOS 7 x86_64 minimal install.

 

Make sure to enable network interface eth0 (Name is different in Centos 7)

# vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eno1677736 (Enable ONBOOT=yes)

or use

# nmtui  which can setup network and the hostname.

 

There isn't any ifconfig command.

# ip a sh

 

How to find what provides a command.

# yum provides ifconfig

 

To install ifconfig.

# yum install net-tools

 

Can show some system information.

# nmcli

 

Default file system is XFS.

 

Change Hostname with command line gui.

# nmtui-hostname

 

Install vmware tools.

# yum install open-vm-tools

 

Updates the system.

# yum update

 

Replacement of chkconfig

# systemctl list-unit-files

 

Update: Some need application that I think are need when installing Centos 7.

# yum install nano bash-completion net-tools wget curl lsof

 

Websites:
http://webplay.pro/linux/centos-7-impressions.html

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