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

Sat Oct 5 08:47:56 UTC 2019
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs>

On 10/5/19 3:14 AM, David G. Miller wrote:
> On 10/4/19 6:59 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
>> 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.
>> <snip>
>>> 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.
> Hopefully, the perpetrator will 'fess up and provide the details.
> Cheers,
> Dave

"It is I, Leclerc"

Here is what I did to have working MATE from Fedora 28 repositories (did
not recompile anything):


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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