[CentOS] Differences between CentOS 7.x and CentOS 8.x OS

Sat Oct 5 00:59:27 UTC 2019
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 04:52:28PM -0600, David G. Miller wrote:
> On 10/3/19 1:37 PM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> >On 10/3/19 5:49 PM, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>I will appreciate it if someone can help me understand the differences
> >>between CentOS 7.x and CentOS 8.x OS. I look forward to hearing from you
> >>and thanks in advance.
> >>
> >In short, CentOS 7.x is based on Fedora 19 while CentOS 8 is based on
> >Fedora 28. Most of what is in those Fedora's is also in coresponding
> >CentOS version. Fedora's might be much easier to compare.


> This sort of cuts across two discussion threads but I found this one
> first.  Silly question: has anyone tried using the Mate or Xfce
> Fedora 28 spins as package sources with CentOS 8?

I think someone did post recently that he took Mate from F28
and with some judicious tweaking of the spec file got it built
and working on C8. Sorry, I have no details.

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