Oracle Linux

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Oracle Linux is an open-source operating system suitable for general purpose or Oracle workloads.

GitHub repo: https://github.com/oracle/docker

Library reference

This content is imported from the official Docker Library docs, and is provided by the original uploader. You can view the Docker Store page for this repo at https://store.docker.com/images/oraclelinux.

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For detailed information about the published artifacts of each of the above supported tags (image metadata, transfer size, etc), please see the repos/oraclelinux directory in the docker-library/repo-info GitHub repo.

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/oraclelinux). This image is updated via pull requests to the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

Oracle Linux

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Oracle Linux is an open-source operating system available under the GNU General Public License (GPLv2). Suitable for general purpose or Oracle workloads, it benefits from rigorous testing of more than 128,000 hours per day with real- world workloads and includes unique innovations such as Ksplice for zero- downtime kernel patching, DTrace for real-time diagnostics, the powerful Btrfs file system, and more.

How to use these images

The Oracle Linux images are intended for use in the FROM field of an application’s Dockerfile. For example, to use Oracle Linux 6 as the base of an image, specify FROM oraclelinux:6.

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License

View the Oracle Linux End-User License Agreement for the software contained in this image.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported for Oracle Linux customers with an active Oracle Linux Basic or Premier support subscription on both Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7 running the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4 and Docker Engine version 1.9 installed from the Oracle Linux Yum Server.

Oracle Linux users without an active support subscription can use either the Oracle distributed version of Docker Engine or the upstream version distributed by Docker. Support is limited to the community-based options outlined below.

Oracle Linux 7

Please review the additional Linux programs supported under Oracle Linux support chapter for more information on the scope of support for Docker.

Please review Chapter 29 of the Oracle Linux 7 Administrator's Guide for details on how to install or upgrade the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and Docker Engine packages.

Oracle Linux 6

Please review the additional Linux programs supported under Oracle Linux support chapter for more information on the scope of support for Docker.

Please review Chapter 10 of the Oracle Linux 6 Administrator's Solutions Guide for details on how to install or upgrade the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and Docker Engine packages.

User Feedback

Customer Support

Oracle provides support to Oracle Linux subscription customers via the My Oracle Support portal. The Oracle Linux Docker images are covered by Oracle Linux Basic and Premier support subscriptions. Customers should follow existing support procedures to obtain support for Oracle Linux running in a Docker container.

Community Support

For Oracle Linux users without a paid support subscription, the following resources are available:

Contributing

Oracle Linux customers with an active support subscription should follow the existing support procedures to suggest new features, fixes or updates to the Oracle Linux Docker images.

For Oracle Linux users without a paid support subscription, please submit any new feature, fix or update suggestion via a GitHub issue.

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