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Proxmox

Last Update: 2016-09-28 00:58 UTC


Proxmox is a commercial company offering specialised products based on Debian GNU/Linux, notably Proxmox Virtual Environment and Proxmox Mail Gateway. Proxmox Virtual Environment is an open-source virtualisation platform for running virtual appliances and virtual machines. Proxmox Mail Gateway is a mail gateway with anti-spam and anti-virus features. The products are offered as free downloads with paid-for support and subscription options.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 156 (60), 6 months: 186 (49), 3 months: 161 (55), 4 weeks: 229 (28), 1 week: 221 (27)

Average visitor rating: 9/10 from 2 review(s).


Proxmox Summary
Distribution Proxmox
Home Page http://www.proxmox.com/
Mailing Lists http://www.proxmox.com/proxmox-ve/support
User Forums http://forum.proxmox.com/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/
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Download Mirrors http://www.proxmox.com/downloadsLinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews 2.0 "Virtual Environment": Linux User
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-03-25: Development Release: Proxmox 5.0 Beta 1 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2016-12-13: Distribution Release: Proxmox 4.4 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2016-09-27: Distribution Release: Proxmox 4.3 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2016-04-27: Distribution Release: Proxmox 4.2 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2015-12-11: Distribution Release: Proxmox 4.1 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2015-10-06: Distribution Release: Proxmox 4.0 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2015-09-10: Development Release: Proxmox 4.0 Beta 2
 • 2015-06-23: Development Release: Proxmox 4.0 Beta1
 • 2015-02-19: Distribution Release: Proxmox 3.4 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2015-01-21: Distribution Release: Proxmox 4.0 "Mail Gateway"
 • 2014-09-16: Distribution Release: Proxmox 3.3 "Virtual Environment"
 • 2014-03-13: Distribution Release: Proxmox 3.2 "Virtual Environment"
 • More Proxmox releases...

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Feature 4.3 3.3 2.3
Release Date 2016-09-27 2014-09-15 2013-03-04
End Of Life      
Price (US$) Free Free Free
CDs 1 1 1
Free Download ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop -- -- --
Package Management DEB DEB DEB
Office Suite -- -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64
Journaled File Systems ext3 ext3 ext3
Multilingual      
Asian Language Support -- -- --
Full Package List 4.3 3.3 2.3
Package 4.3 3.3 2.3
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) 1.0.28 1.0.25 1.0.23
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- --
bash (4.4) 4.3 4.2 4.1
bind (9.11.1-P1) -- -- --
chromium (59.0.3071.109) -- -- --
cups (2.2.3) 1.7.5 -- --
dhcp (4.3.5) 4.3.1 4.2.2 4.1.1-P1
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.42.12 1.42.5 1.41.12
firefox (54.0) -- -- --
freetype (2.8) 2.5.2 2.4.9 2.4.2
gcc (7.1.0) -- -- --
gimp (2.8.22) -- -- --
glibc (2.25) 2.19 2.13 2.11.3
gnome-shell (3.24.2) -- -- --
gnucash (2.6.16) -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.34) -- -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2 1.99 1.98
gtk+ (3.22.16) 3.14.5 3.4.2 2.20.1
httpd (2.4.26) -- -- 2.2.16
inkscape (0.92.1) -- -- --
k3b (17.04.2) -- -- --
kmod (24) 18 9 --
libgnome (2.32.1) -- -- --
libreoffice (5.3.4) -- -- --
linux (4.11.7) 4.4.6 3.2.39 2.6.32
Package 4.3 3.3 2.3
lxde-common (0.99.2) -- -- --
mariadb (10.2.6) -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) -- -- --
mesa (17.1.3) 10.3.2 8.0.5 7.7.1
mysql (5.7.18) -- -- --
nautilus (3.24.1) -- -- --
NVIDIA (381.22) -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.4.11.1
openjdk (8u131) -- -- --
openssh (7.5p1) 6.7p1 6.0p1 5.5p1
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.0.1t 1.0.1e 0.9.8o
perl (5.26.0) 5.20.2 5.14.2 5.10.1
php (7.1.6) -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.10.2) -- -- --
postfix (3.2.2) 2.11.3 2.9.6 2.7.1
postgresql (9.6.3) -- -- --
Python (3.6.1) 2.7.9 2.7.3 2.6.6
qt (5.9.0) -- -- --
samba (4.6.5) 4.2.10 3.6.6 --
systemd (233) 215 -- --
thunderbird (52.2.1) -- -- --
vim (8.0) 7.4 7.3 7.2
vlc (2.2.6) -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.3) -- -- --
xorg-server (1.19.3) 1.16.4 1.12.4 1.7.7

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
9.0
from 2 review(s)



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Version: 4.3
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-06-19
Votes: 0


It's a very good virtualization distribution: I use it in production since version 3.0 and I almost never had a problem. I don't give 10 only because since 4.0 they decided (or not decided: it's a Debian decision) to use systemd and now many personalisations I'm used to do on it are much more complicate to implement.

Anyway, except for systemd I'm a very happy user. I wish to see a Devuan based Proxmox in the future!


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Version: 4.3
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-04-02
Votes: 1


I am using proxmox version 4.4.x and its running very smoothly.


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