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DistroWatch.com: OviOS Linux

OviOS Linux

Last Update: 2017-10-27 01:04 UTC


OviOS Linux is an independent, storage OS which combines open source technologies to provide a dedicated, performance-oriented storage system. The goal is to keep OviOS Linux a pure storage, appliance-like OS. It targets users and admins who need a stable out-of-the-box iSCSI, NFS, SMB and FTP server. The distribution features a special command line shell called "ovios shell" which strives to simplify system management.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 221 (36), 6 months: 168 (44), 3 months: 135 (64), 4 weeks: 276 (26), 1 week: 272 (27)

Average visitor rating: 10/10 from 1 review(s).


OviOS Summary
Distribution OviOS Linux
Home Page http://www.ovios.org/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://www.ovios.org/p/blog-page_1.html
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://www.ovios.org/p/documentation.html
Screenshots http://www.ovios.org/p/screenshots.htmlDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://sourceforge.net/projects/ovios/files/ovios/
Bug Tracker --
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Reviews  
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Feature 2.30
Release Date 2017-09-07
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 345-345
Free Download ISO
Installation Text
Default Desktop --
Package Management Pacman
Release Model Fixed
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture x86_64
Init Software other
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4, ZFS
Multilingual  
Asian Language Support  
Full Package List 2.30
Package 2.30
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.5) --
ati-driver (16.40) --
bash (4.4.12) 4.3
bind (9.11.2) --
chromium (62.0.3202.94) --
cups (2.2.6) --
dhcp (4.3.6) --
e2fsprogs (1.43.7) 1.42.13
firefox (57.0) --
freetype (2.8.1) --
gcc (7.2.0) 5.3.0
gimp (2.8.22) --
glibc (2.26) 2.23
gnome-shell (3.26.2) --
gnucash (2.6.18-1) --
gnumeric (1.12.35) --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2
gtk+ (3.22.26) --
httpd (2.4.29) --
inkscape (0.92.2) --
k3b (17.08.3) --
kmod (24) 22
libgnome (2.32.1) --
libreoffice (5.4.3) --
linux (4.14) 4.9.44
Package 2.30
lxde-common (0.99.2) --
mariadb (10.2.10) --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) --
mesa (17.2.5) --
mysql (5.7.20) --
nautilus (3.26.2) --
NVIDIA (387.22) --
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (8u151) --
openssh (7.6p1) 7.1p2
openssl (1.1.0g) 1.0.2g
perl (5.26.1) 5.22.1
php (7.1.11) --
plasma-desktop (5.11.3) --
postfix (3.2.4) --
postgresql (10.1) --
Python (3.6.3) 2.7.11
qt (5.9.2) --
samba (4.7.2) 4.4.3
systemd (235) --
thunderbird (52.4.0) --
vim (8.0) 7.4
vlc (2.2.6) --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.19.5) --

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Version: 2.10
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-01-25
Votes: 2


Easy setup of iSCSI LUNs mapped to our ESXi cluster. Also, using smb shares and integrated AD support was simple to setup.


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