The CentOS distribution is a famous and stable Linux version derived from RedHat Linux. It’s been one of my favorites and one that you can easily find with hosting providers.
In this article we will install CentOS and OracleXE. It’s worth mentioning the OS team improves the installation process with each version, and you will find out in this tutorial how straightforward it currently is.
1. Installing CentOS We’ll perform a minimal installation; this means, we will not install a graphical interface, because this server is meant to be a web / database test server.