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Public CentOS Mirror

Our team is pleased to announce that we have become an official CentOS Linux Public Mirror.

What is a Public Mirror?

Whenever you download or update your favourite Linux distribution, you are connecting to a mirror server that contains all operating system files and software packages.

Since Linux is free software, it relies on companies like ours to host (mirror) it and make it available to the world to download.

You can download CentOS here:

CentOS Download Mirror QuickHostUK

What are the benefits to me?

Our goal in hosting CentOS is to contribute to a free and open Internet, however, it does come with some benefits for you as well. Whenever you download or update your servers or virtual desktops, you can have the process connect to our mirror server, which is much faster than downloading over the Internet.

How can I download my OS and updates from QuickHostUK?

Simply replace your /etc/yum.repo.d/CentOS-Linux-BaseOS.repo file with the following:

# CentOS-Base.repo
# The mirror system uses the connecting IP address of the client and the
# update status of each mirror to pick mirrors that are updated to and
# geographically close to the client.  You should use this for CentOS updates
# unless you are manually picking other mirrors.
# If the mirrorlist= does not work for you, as a fall back you can try the
# remarked out baseurl= line instead.

name=CentOS-$releasever - Base

#released updates
name=CentOS-$releasever - Updates

#additional packages that may be useful
name=CentOS-$releasever - Extras

#additional packages that extend functionality of existing packages
name=CentOS-$releasever - Plus

Now you can continue as normal and run your update commands:

yum update

dnf upgrade

That’s it! Your server will now connect to our mirror to download updates and patches.

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