Installing CentOS in Text Mode and building a minimal installation

In this recipe we will learn how to install CentOS in Text Mode.

For new users, Text Mode may not be the first choice when deciding how to install your server but it does remain a popular and useful option for a variety of reasons.

Installing a system in Text Mode offers reduced functionality when compared to its graphical counterpart, but this approach excels in an environment where your computer may not meet the general minimum requirements or your graphical display options are limited. Text Mode is a streamlined method, and this approach not only makes it a very simple method to use, but it also ensures that it remains a fast and efficient way to install a CentOS server by reducing ...

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