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I am looking for an online list of the standard packages available for CentOS Linux.

I know that if I had a CentOs system running, I could use yum to list packages. However, I am trying to evaluate what roadblocks we will run into, when we switch our webservers from Ubuntu to CentOS, and I don't yet have a CentOS setup.

I've searched and searched, but all I can find are explanations of how to manage packages once you actually have a CentOS system setup. Any website recommendations would be appreciated.

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I started with this, which got me a list of CentOS mirrors, and then picked the first mirror, and then navigated to the list of packages for CentOS 6.

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Thanks, the "mirrors" keyword was the what I couldn't sus out before. – bryan kennedy Jul 15 '11 at 14:21
"404 - Not Found" – phresnel Sep 10 '12 at 12:13
I don't know, Google still works for me. – larsks Sep 10 '12 at 15:08
Well that gives me a 404 error. And Google (and DuckDuckGo) gives me this. Less than helpful. – TRiG Dec 3 '12 at 12:22
The first link doesn't result in a 404 error and still gets you exactly what you need. – larsks Dec 3 '12 at 14:16

This mirror seems to be kept up-to-date:

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take a look at any mirror

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