Base docker image
Base image to create other images. Based on latest stable CentOS 7 release.
Current version of CentOS are maintained. When new version appears you will have time to switch.
latest– latest version of CentOS. Use this if you want always be up to date
7– Latest CentOS release of 7.x branch
Just run to get the bash prompt
docker run -it --rm hope/centos
Use latest version as base image for your own images
Or use specific version as base image
Set timezone in container with environment variable
TZ in command line
docker run -it --rm -e TZ=America/Chicago hope/centos
Or in your Dockerfile
EPEL repo installed by default.