This step-by-step walkthrough with screenshots, howto install CentOS (The Community ENTerprise Operating System) 6.8 Linux with Network installation (NetInstall).

CentOS 6.8 is released and it brings all Red Hat (RHEL) 6.8 goodnes to all users CentOS 6 users. Have fun!

Want just CentOS 6.8 Netinstall mirror URL?
Goto CentOS 6.8 Netinstall URL

1. Download CentOS 6.8 Net Install (NetInstall) image

Select mirror here:
CentOS 6.8 i386 version
CentOS 6.8 x86_64 version

Select ISO image
CentOS-6.8-i386-netinstall.iso
CentOS-6.8-x86_64-netinstall.iso

2. Burn CentOS 6.8 Image to CD and Boot Computer or Create Bootable USB Stick

Check CentOS image MD5 sum and burn image to CD with your favourite CD burner or create bootable USB stick. And boot computer using CentOS installation media.

3. CentOS 6.8 installation

3.1 CentOS 6.8 Grub menu -> select install or upgrade existing system

CentOS 6.8 Grub Welcome to CentOS

3.2 Booting CentOS 6.8 Installer

CentOS 6.8 Booting

3.3 Disc Test (You can skip this or select media test, if you want to test installation media before installation)

CentOS 6.8 Disc Test

3.4 Select Installation Method -> URL

CentOS 6.8 Select Installation Method

3.5 TCP/IP Configuration

CentOS 6.8 TCP/IP Configuration

3.6 Setup CentOS 6.8 Netinstall URL

Select a mirror near you from CentOS mirror list.

Example mirrors.sonic.net

CentOS 6.8 – i386 – 32-bit CentOS 6.8 – x86_64 – 64-bit
http://mirrors.sonic.net/centos/6/os/i386/ http://mirrors.sonic.net/centos/6/os/x86_64/
http://mirrors.sonic.net/centos/6.8/os/i386/ http://mirrors.sonic.net/centos/6.8/os/x86_64/

Alternatively use CentOS own mirror:

CentOS 6.8 – i386 – 32-bit CentOS 6.8 – x86_64 – 64-bit
http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/i386/ http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/os/x86_64/
http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6.8/os/i386/ http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6.8/os/x86_64/

CentOS 6.8 Netinstallation URL Setup

3.7 Retrieving install image

This might take some time depending on your internet connection and server.
CentOS 6.8 Retrieving Install Image