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Last Update: 2019-12-03 23:52 UTC

RancherOS is a tiny Linux distribution that runs the entire operating system as Docker containers. This includes system services, such as udev and rsyslog. RancherOS includes only the bare minimum amount of software needed to run Docker. This keeps the binary download of RancherOS very small. Everything else can be pulled in dynamically through Docker.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 134 (70), 6 months: 179 (46), 3 months: 205 (34), 4 weeks: 195 (33), 1 week: 207 (31)

Average visitor rating: 9.5/10 from 2 review(s).

RancherOS Summary
Distribution RancherOS
Home Page http://rancher.com/rancher-os/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://forums.rancher.com/c/rancher-os
Alternative User Forums
Documentation http://docs.rancher.com/os/
Screenshots DistroWatch Gallery
Download Mirrors https://github.com/rancher/os/releases
Bug Tracker https://github.com/rancher/os/issues
Related Websites  
Where To Buy

Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2018-12-30: Distribution Release: RancherOS 1.5.0
 • 2017-04-13: Distribution Release: RancherOS 1.0.0
 • 2017-02-16: Distribution Release: RancherOS 0.8.0
 • 2016-11-01: Distribution Release: RancherOS 0.7.0
 • 2016-08-14: Distribution Release: RancherOS 0.5.0
 • More RancherOS releases...

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Feature 1.5.4
Release Date 2019-08-22
End Of Life  
Price (US$) Free
Image Size (MB) 40-100
Free Download ISO
Installation Text mode
Default Desktop --
Package Management --
Release Model Rolling
Office Suite --
Processor Architecture x86_64
Init Software other
Journaled File Systems  
Asian Language Support  
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Version: 1.2.0
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-05-22
Votes: 4

Stable Docker OS with small footprint.
Easy to install an setup with cloud-config.yml by manual editing or with config tools.
You can choose your preferred distro for installing an setting up the system.

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Version: 1.0.1
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-06-01
Votes: 26

If you are planning to run your applications in docker, you will quickly realize that you will want as little OS as possible on the systems where you will run docker. RancherOS takes this to a new level by having all of the system services run as docker containers in what is referred to as a system-docker. The install is small and simple.

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