[CentOS] Free Redhat Linux (rhel) version 7.2
galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Mon Apr 4 14:06:31 UTC 2016
On Mon, April 4, 2016 8:53 am, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 04/04/2016 08:39 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> I read that Redhat was offering their Linux free,
>> and downloaded the ISO, though I haven't run it.
>> What do CentOS users think of Redhat's offer?
>> The registration with Redhat seemed very bureaucratic to me,
>> and I'm not sure if I have carried it out properly.
>> Also, I didn't see if it was possible to get updates,
>> either with dnf or some other way.
>> I've been (and am) very pleased with CentOS,
>> which I've been running for several years,
>> and I don't particularly want to change.
>> Any views on this?
> You need read the usage license.
> That subscription can only be used in development and not in a
> production environment.
When I think about it I have a strange feeling. To be (become) a developer
of something that you yourself will not be able to use in production...
it's akin volunteer to become a slave. Is there anybody who _can_ make a
sense of such offer?
> If that works for want you want to use it for then it is an awesome move
> by Red Hat.
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