[CentOS] CentOS vs. RHEL vs. Oracle Linux ?

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at uni-x.org
Wed Nov 24 11:05:04 EST 2010


> I'm especially curious to know about the default Yum repos config :
> where does Oracle Linux have its repos and its updates ? Do I have to
> subscribe to something to get them or are they free ? Well, I guess I'll
> have to wait for my download to finish to get the answer.

http://public-yum.oracle.com/

The yum repo is public but just contains the releases, no intermediate
update packages. Those require an account on the ULN. See too

http://www.oracle.com/us/technologies/027617.pdf

The ULN is used by up2date, not yum.

https://linux.oracle.com/uln_faq.html

> Cheers,
>
> Niki

Alexander





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