Important update (03.01.2022): CentOS Linux 8 reached end-of-life, it is no longer supported!
CentOS’s new version has released CentOS Linux 8 which is tagged as 1911. CentOS 8.1.1911 is derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Source Code. This new version gives complete control of its open-source software packages. According to the announcement, the team of CentOS advises all users to upgrade their machines because this release supersedes all previously released content for CentOS Linux 8. It is available to upgrade the existing CentOS 8.0.1905 server to 8.1.1911 using the command line. You can get further information from the CentOS blog.
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The second most used Linux distribution
The CentOS Linux distribution is a manageable platform derived from the sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The previous version of CentOS, CentOS- 8 (1905), has released in December. It comes with major fixes, new features, and many improvements.
CentOS is the second most used Linux distribution after Ubuntu, its popularity comes from its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) core.
How to upgrade CentOS 8 to 8.1.1911?
Step 1: Enter the following command
$ sudo dnf update
$ sudo yum update
Step2: Restart CentOS
$ sudo shutdown -r now
$ sudo reboot
Download CentOS 8.1.1911 ISO image
To download the CentOS 8.1.1911 ISO image files: