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OviOS Linux

Last Update: 2019-04-11 06:22 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: 192 (40), 6 months: 157 (58), 3 months: 265 (24), 4 weeks: 263 (25), 1 week: 273 (23)

Average visitor rating: 9.5/10 from 4 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
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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 • 2018-12-31: Distribution Release: OviOS Linux 3.00
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Feature 3.00 2.31
Release Date 2018-12-30 2017-12-28
End Of Life    
Price (US$) Free Free
Image Size (MB) 600-700 400-500
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Text Text
Default Desktop -- --
Package Management Pacman Pacman
Release Model Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Init Software SysV SysV
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4, ZFS ext3, ext4, ZFS
Multilingual    
Asian Language Support    
Full Package List 3.00 2.31
Package 3.00 2.31
abiword (3.0.2) -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.9) -- --
ati-driver (18.30) -- --
bash (5.0) 4.3 4.3
bind (9.15.0) -- --
chromium (74.0.3729.157) -- --
cups (2.2.11) -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) -- --
e2fsprogs (1.45.1) 1.42.13 1.42.13
firefox (66.0.5) -- --
freetype (2.10.0) -- --
gcc (9.1.0) 8.2.0 5.3.0
gimp (2.10.10) -- --
glibc (2.29) 2.28 2.23
gnome-shell (3.32.2) -- --
gnucash (3.5) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- --
grub (2.02) 2.02beta2 2.02beta2
gtk (3.24.8) -- --
httpd (2.4.39) -- --
inkscape (0.92.4) -- --
k3b (19.04.1) -- --
kmod (26) 22 22
krita (4.1.8) -- --
libreoffice (6.2.3) -- --
linux (5.1.3) 4.9.144 4.9.44
Package 3.00 2.31
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- --
mariadb (10.3.14) -- --
mate-desktop (1.22.0) -- --
mesa (19.0.4) -- --
mysql (8.0.16) -- --
nautilus (3.32.1) -- --
NVIDIA (430.14) -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- --
openjdk (12.0.1) -- --
openssh (8.0p1) 7.1p2 7.1p2
openssl (1.1.1b) 1.0.2g 1.0.2g
perl (5.28.2) 5.22.1 5.22.1
php (7.3.5) -- --
plasma-desktop (5.15.5) -- --
postfix (3.4.5) -- --
postgresql (11.3) -- --
Python (3.7.3) 2.7.11 2.7.11
qt (5.12.3) -- --
samba (4.10.3) 4.9.3 4.4.3
systemd (242) -- --
thunderbird (60.7.0) -- --
vim (8.1) 7.4 7.4
vlc (3.0.6) -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- --
xorg-server (1.20.4) -- --

Reader Ratings
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Average rating
9.5
from 4 review(s)



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Version: 2.31
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-10-24
Votes: 10


Its excellent storage operating system.. Only thing you need to read the documentation. If you look at the memory usage, its an eye opener.

My practical experience.

I have tried this storage on OS first generation i3 cpu and 2 GB ram with 2 tb * 4 disk [ zraid2 ] and used usb as boot drive. Voila... The memory usage after enabling smb [ 18 users] , thin iscsi with 4 luns, and nfs - 20 shares, the system hardly used 800 mb ram with zfs. This is far far better than freenas or nas4free. Using this system for last 3 weeks, and i can assure you the performance is top notch.

My wish list - if developer can some how, add the web gui, it would be far better.

PS. in Nov 2018 - 2nd week we are going to try a ha cluster consisting 3 nodes.




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Version: 2.30
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-01-05
Votes: 2


I really like this small distro, seems to be very powerful with HA cluster and Replication enabled.
I like the way you can configure almost every aspect of the system with the 'options' command

Giving it a 9 because it doesn't have a graphical UI and the devs mentioned they won't build one.

Even so, it's still great.


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Version: 2.30
Rating: 9
Date: 2018-01-04
Votes: 6


I really like this small distro, seems to be very powerful with HA cluster and Replication enabled.
I like the way you can configure almost every aspect of the system with the 'options' command

Giving it a 9 because it doesn't have a graphical UI and the devs mentioned they won't build one.

Even so, it's still great.


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