Glossary of terms

This section serves to highlight certain terms which should be used on the project within specific situations.

Terms and phrases

  • Use “CentOS Stream” when referring to the Linux distribution, not just “CentOS”.

  • Use “CentOS” (without Stream) when referring to the CentOS Project.


  • CentOS Stream 8: c8s

  • CentOS Stream 9: c9s