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oracle cloud oci (free tier) now supports @oracle, @centos, @ubuntu gnu/linux & @microsoft #windows instances #cloud #devops #sysadmin #webdev

oracle cloud oci (free tier) now supports Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 7 & 8, centos 6 & 7, ubuntu 16,18 & 20 & windows 2016 & 2019 instances

Oracle-Provided Images

to connect to gnu/linux instances you need to use ssh

Connecting to an Instance (oracle.com)

ubuntu / xubuntu podman install

ubuntu / xubuntu podman install

# aptitude install curl
# $(. /etc/os-release) \
echo "deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/kubic:/libcontainers:/testing/xUbuntu_"${VERSION_ID}"/ /" \
> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/devel:kubic:libcontainers:testing.list
# curl -L https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/kubic:/libcontainers:/testing/xUbuntu_${VERSION_ID}/Release.key | sudo apt-key add -
# aptitude install podman

one nice feature of the ubuntu / xubuntu podman installer is that it sets up /etc/subuid and /etc/subgid for existing users automatically


$ podman pull clearlinux
$ podman images
$ podman run -i -t clearlinux /bin/bash
$ podman ps -a
37aff5184940 docker.io/library/clearlinux:latest /bin/bash 8 minutes ago Exited (0) 4 minutes ago romantic_perlman


LXD the system #container manager from @canonical and shipped with #ubuntu #devops #container #webdev

LXD the system #container manager from @canonical and shipped with #ubuntu #devops #container #webdev

LXD, the system container manager, developed by Canonical and shipped by default with Ubuntu, makes it possible to create many containers of various Linux distributions and manage them in a way similar to virtual machines (VMs) but with lower overhead costs associated with them.

thanks to


ms azure ubuntu docker appliance

ms azure ubuntu docker appliance

This item deploys an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (amd64 20160627) virtual machine, as published by Canonical, in Microsoft Azure and then installs a Docker Engine, via a VM Extension as published by Microsoft, in the virtual machine.

NOTE: This deployment does not enable a Remote Client connection. Please refer to Running Docker with https to configure Docker to be reachable via the network in a safe manner.

Ubuntu Server is a popular Linux distribution for cloud environments. Updates and patches for Ubuntu Server 16.04 will be available until April, 2021. Ubuntu Server is the perfect platform for all workloads from web applications to NoSQL databases and Hadoop. For more information see Ubuntu Cloud and using Juju to deploy your workloads.

ubuntu xubuntu 14.04.02 64-bit @oracle @virtualbox 5.0.8 64-bit on @intel T2390 only allows 32-bit vms ! why ?

ubuntu xubuntu 14.04.02 64bit @oracle @virtualbox 5.0.8 64bit on @intel T2390 only allows me to create 32bit vms ! why ?

$ uname -a 

Linux xubu14 3.16.0-51-generic #69~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 7 15:32:41 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ lsb_release -a 

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:    Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS
Release:    14.04
Codename:    trusty

$ cat /proc/cpuinfo 

processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 15
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2390 @ 1.86GHz
stepping : 13
microcode : 0xa3
cpu MHz : 800.000
cache size : 1024 KB
physical id : 0
siblings : 2
core id : 0
cpu cores : 2
apicid : 0
initial apicid : 0
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 10
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm lahf_lm dtherm
bogomips : 3724.23
clflush size : 64
cache_alignment : 64
address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual