Getting Started with CentOS 8

CentOS 8 is no longer supported.

CentOS is a free Linux distribution aimed primarily for server and enterprise use. It is currently one of the top Linux distributions in the server industry. It is also compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). CentOS 8 was released on September 24, 2019. Support ended for this version on December 31, 2021. These articles contents will cover a complete installation of CentOS 8.

CentOS 8 desktop with GNOME 3

This page will contain guides on how to set up and install configure many installations of CentOS 8. These guides will teach you, for example, how to burn CentOS onto a DVD or Flash Drive, how to install CentOS, how to set up an SSH server, how to set up a web server, etc.

Table of Contents

Initial installation and setup

NTS server/client configuration

SSH server configuration

FTP server configuration