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DistroWatch.com: UBOS

UBOS

Last Update: 2017-07-03 02:39 UTC


UBOS is a Linux distribution designed to greatly reduce the amount of time required to set up and maintain common network services. UBOS features a command line utility, ubos-admin, which makes it possible to set up services such as Wordpress, NextCloud and wiki software with a single command. Backing up all services and restoring them can also be accomplished by issuing a short command in the shell. UBOS is a rolling release distribution based on Arch Linux.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 294 (3), 6 months: 294 (6), 3 months: 294 (12), 4 weeks: 163 (38), 1 week: 152 (41)

Average visitor rating: 4/10 from 1 review(s).


UBOS Summary
Distribution SwagArch GNU/Linux
Home Page http://ubos.net/
Mailing Lists https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ubos-dev
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://ubos.net/docs/
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://ubos.net/quickstart/
Bug Tracker https://github.com/uboslinux
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Feature 11
Release Date 2017-06-12
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
CDs 1 IMG
Free Download ISO
Installation Text
Default Desktop --
Package Management Pacman
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture x86_64
Journaled File Systems btrfs
Multilingual --
Asian Language Support --
Full Package List 11
Package 11
abiword (3.0.2) --
alsa-lib (1.1.4.1) --
ati-driver (16.40) --
bash (4.4) 4.4
bind (9.11.1-P3) --
chromium (59.0.3071.115) --
cups (2.2.4) --
dhcp (4.3.5) --
e2fsprogs (1.43.4) 1.43.4
firefox (54.0.1) --
freetype (2.8) --
gcc (7.1.0) --
gimp (2.8.22) --
glibc (2.25) 2.25
gnome-shell (3.24.3) --
gnucash (2.6.17) --
gnumeric (1.12.35) --
grub (2.02) 2.02
gtk+ (3.22.17) --
httpd (2.4.27) --
inkscape (0.92.1) --
k3b (17.04.3) --
kmod (24) 24
libgnome (2.32.1) --
libreoffice (5.3.4) --
linux (4.12.3) 4.11.3
Package 11
lxde-common (0.99.2) --
mariadb (10.2.7) --
mate-desktop (1.18.0) --
mesa (17.1.5) --
mysql (5.7.19) --
nautilus (3.24.2.1) --
NVIDIA (381.22) --
openbox (3.6.1) --
openjdk (8u131) --
openssh (7.5p1) 7.5p1
openssl (1.1.0f) 1.1.0f
perl (5.26.0) 5.26.0
php (7.1.7) 7.1.6
plasma-desktop (5.10.4) --
postfix (3.2.2) --
postgresql (9.6.3) --
Python (3.6.2) --
qt (5.9.1) --
samba (4.6.6) --
systemd (234) 232
thunderbird (52.2.1) --
vim (8.0) --
vlc (2.2.6) --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) --
xorg-server (1.19.3) --

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Version: 11
Rating: 4
Date: 2017-07-03
Votes: 1


UBOS features a power tool for setting up new website services. The distro requires a fair amount of command line experience to set up, but largely runs itself once installed.

The big issue with this product is new services cannot be added to UBOS once the first set of network services have been created. eg. If we have Wordpress installed we cannot install a chat client later. Everythign must be set up all in one big batch, making UBOS very inflexible compared to other server distros.


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