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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)

DELL EMC @VMware #Flings micro #VM projects

DELL EMC @VMware #Flings micro #VM projects

featuring an IBM RedHat OpenShift VM

and a foldingathome VM

Oracle VirtualBox™ & VMware Photon OS™

Oracle VirtualBox™ & VMware Photon OS™

None of the VMware Photon OS™ OVA work on virtual box

instead use the VMware Photon OS™ for @foldingathome

Boot it and change root password by typing E etc as per (how to change gnu/linux root password)

You could also try the ISO

Once you get PH working it has avery clean install

$ cat /etc/passwd
root:x:0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash
bin:x:1:1:bin:/dev/null:/bin/false
daemon:x:6:6:Daemon User:/dev/null:/bin/false
messagebus:x:18:18:D-Bus Message Daemon User:/var/run/dbus:/bin/false
systemd-bus-proxy:x:72:72:systemd Bus Proxy:/:/bin/false
systemd-journal-gateway:x:73:73:systemd Journal Gateway:/:/bin/false
systemd-journal-remote:x:74:74:systemd Journal Remote:/:/bin/false
systemd-journal-upload:x:75:75:systemd Journal Upload:/:/bin/false
systemd-network:x:76:76:systemd Network Management:/:/bin/false
systemd-resolve:x:77:77:systemd Resolver:/:/bin/false
systemd-timesync:x:78:78:systemd Time Synchronization:/:/bin/false
nobody:x:65534:65533:Unprivileged User:/dev/null:/bin/false
sshd:x:50:50:sshd PrivSep:/var/lib/sshd:/bin/false
fahclient:x:999:100:Folding@home Client:/var/lib/fahclient:/sbin/nologin
cdarra:x:1000:100::/home/cdarra:/bin/bash

cdarra@vghetto-photonos [ / ]$ ls -l
total 44
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 May 10 2019 bin -> usr/bin
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Mar 22 23:04 boot
drwxr-xr-x 15 root root 3480 Mar 29 09:47 dev
drwxr-xr-x 42 root root 4096 Mar 29 09:55 etc
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 May 10 2019 home
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 May 10 2019 lib -> usr/lib
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 May 10 2019 lib64 -> usr/lib
drwx------ 2 root root 16384 Mar 22 22:38 lost+found
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 May 10 2019 media -> run/media
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Mar 22 22:38 mnt
dr-xr-xr-x 94 root root 0 Mar 29 09:47 proc
drwxr-x--- 5 root root 4096 Mar 29 09:55 root
drwxr-xr-x 17 root root 480 Mar 29 09:49 run
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 May 10 2019 sbin -> usr/sbin
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 May 10 2019 srv -> var/srv
dr-xr-xr-x 13 root root 0 Mar 29 09:47 sys
drwxrwxrwt 10 root root 200 Mar 29 09:56 tmp
drwxr-xr-x 10 root root 4096 Mar 22 22:38 usr
drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 4096 Mar 22 23:02 var

Startup screenshot

VirtualBox_fah_29_03_2020_10_38_35.png

 

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.2

Oracle VirtualBox 6.1.2 (DO NOT USE 6.1.4 IS HAS MAJOR BUGS)

Oracle VirtualBox VMs (inc DB App Dev VM)

Oracle VirtualBox VMs (inc Cloud Server Storage VM)

oracle change their free tier

the previously mentioned oracle cloud free tier offering we mentioned last year  2019/09/18/oracle-launch-always-free-cloud-tier/ you now get

  • One Oracle GNU/Linux VM
  • One Oracle Autonomous Database

see

oracle virtualbox sun solaris #blastfromthepast

oracle virtualbox sun solaris #blastfromthepast

ClearLinux #distro for #cloud, #kvm, #azure, #virtualbox and #vmware

ClearLinux #distro for #cloud, #kvm, #azure, #virtualbox and #vmware