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I want to use a RedHat rpm Software Package for CentOS 5.6, but I dont know which version of RedHat works with CentOS 5.6.

RedHat 4 = CentOS 4?

RedHat 5 = CentOS 5?

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The version numbers correlate between RHEL and CentOS (as Ben Preston already answered). Moreover, due to RHEL philosophy, the ABI should stay the same across all minor number ( .x) versions, so the package compiled for 5.4 should most likely work for 5.5 and 5.6 as well.

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It doesn't make sense to install RHEL packages on CentOS, just install native ones. Unless you are talking of third-party packages. –  vonbrand Jan 26 '13 at 3:35

Yes, the version numbers correlate between RHEL and CentOS.

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