Miracle Linux

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MIRACLE LINUX
MIRACLE LINUX8.png
DeveloperCybertrust Japan Co., Ltd.
OS familyLinux (Unix-like)
Working stateCurrent
Latest release8.4 / October 2021
Package managerRPM
PlatformsIA-32, x86_64
LicenseGPL and EULA
Official website[1]

MIRACLE LINUX is a Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based commercial Linux distribution in Japan, developed and supported by Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd. MIRACLE LINUX 8.4 is a CentOS 8 compatible distribution.

Overview[edit]

MIRACLE LINUX Corporation, later merged with Cybertrust Japan in 2017, was established in June 2000 by Oracle Corporation Japan and Nippon Electric Co., Ltd. Originally developed and marketed a Linux distribution for enterprises market that optimized for Oracle Database application.

In December 2003, Miracle Linux (Japan) and Red Flag (China) started a multibyte language-supported Linux distribution project named “Asianux”. Since then MIRACLE LINUX had been developed in the Asianux project for more than 10 years. After The Asianux project was disbanded in September 2015, MIRACLE LINUX had been developed in Japan by Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd.  "Asianux" remains part of the MIRACLE LINUX product name.

MIRACLE LINUX is widely used in industrial equipment where long-term supported OS is required. According to a survey by Mick Economic Research Institute in October 2020, MIRACLE LINUX has a 57% market share of the pre-installed Linux distribution of industrial PCs.

Responding to the discontinuation of CentOS Linux announced in December 2020, license fee is changed to free from MIRACLE LINUX 8.4 released in October 2021.[1]

Release history[edit]

Date Name Code Name kernel version Base OS
2000-09-29 Miracle Linux Standard Edition Version1.0 N/A 2.2.16-3 TurboLinux Server JP 6.1
2001-05-25 Miracle Linux Standard Edition Version2.0 Styrax 2.4.2-2 Red Hat Linux 7.1
2002-07-29 MIRACLE LINUX Standard Edition V2.1 2.4.9-31.22ml RHEL 2.1 Update 2
2004-06-11 MIRACLE LINUX V3.0 - Asianux Inside Koumei 2.4.21-9.30AX RHEL 3
2005-03-17 MIRACLE LINUX V3.0 - Asianux Inside SP1 2.4.21-20.19AX RHEL 3 Update 3
2006-02-24 MIRACLE LINUX V3.0 - Asianux Inside SP2 2.4.21-37.18AX RHEL 3 Update 6
2006-12-12 MIRACLE LINUX V3.0 - Asianux Inside SP3 2.4.21-47.22AX RHEL 3 Update 8
2007-09-18 MIRACLE LINUX V4.0 - Asianux Inside Trinity 2.6.9-11.19AX RHEL4 Update 1
2006-07-12 MIRACLE LINUX V4.0 - Asianux Inside SP1 2.6.9-34.21AX RHEL4 Update 3
2007-03-02 MIRACLE LINUX V4.0 - Asianux Inside SP2 2.6.9-42.7AX RHEL4 Update 4
2009-01-30 MIRACLE LINUX V4.0 - Asianux Inside SP3 2.6.9-78.8AXS2 RHEL4 Update 7
2010-01-20 MIRACLE LINUX V4.0 - Asianux Inside SP4 2.6.9-89.5AXS2 RHEL4 Update 8
2007-09-18 Asianux Server 3 == MIRACLE LINUX V5 Quartet 2.6.18-8.10AX RHEL5.0
2008-10-07 Asianux Server 3 == MIRACLE LINUX V5 SP1 2.6.18-53.11AX RHEL5.1
2009-09-07 Asianux Server 3 == MIRACLE LINUX V5 SP2 2.6.18-128.7AXS3 RHEL5.3
2010-07-06 Asianux Server 3 == MIRACLE LINUX V5 SP3 2.6.18-194.1.AXS3 RHEL5.5
2011-09-02 Asianux Server 3 == MIRACLE LINUX V5 SP4 2.6.18-238.2.AXS3 RHEL5.6
2012-01-17 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP1 Hiranya 2.6.32-131.12.1.el6 RHEL6.1
2012-12-13 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP2 2.6.32-279.2.1.el6 RHEL6.3
2014-01-30 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP3 2.6.32-358.14.1.el6 RHEL6.4
2014-10-02 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP4 2.6.32-431.20.3.el6 RHEL6.5
2015-09-16 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP5 2.6.32-696.1.1.el6 RHEL6.7
2016-07-21 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP6 2.6.32-642.el6 RHEL6.8
2017-05-26 Asianux Server 4 == MIRACLE LINUX V6 SP7 2.6.32-696.1.1.el6 RHEL6.9
2015-10-27 Asianux Server 7 == MIRACLE LINUX V7 Lotus 3.10.0-229.4.2.el7 RHEL7.1
2016-02-18 Asianux Server 7 == MIRACLE LINUX V7 SP1 3.10.0-327.3.1.el7 RHEL7.2
2017-10-24 Asianux Server 7 == MIRACLE LINUX V7 SP2 3.10.0-693.2.2.el7 RHEL7.4
2019-03-07 Asianux Server 7 == MIRACLE LINUX V7 SP3 3.10.0-957.1.3.el7 RHEL7.6
2020-08-04 Asianux Server 7 == MIRACLE LINUX V7 SP4 3.10.0-1127.8.2.el7 RHEL7.8
2021-04-26 Asianux Server 7 == MIRACLE LINUX V7 SP5 3.10.0-1160.15.2.el7 RHEL7.9
2020-03-19 MIRACLE LINUX 8 Asianux Inside Peony 4.18.0-147.5.1.el8 RHEL8.1
2021-10-04 MIRACLE LINUX 8.4 4.18.0-305.el8 RHEL8.4

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "CentOS 8 とバイナリ互換を維持した最新の Linux OS を 2021 年 10 月よりライセンスフリーで公開" [Latest CentOS 8 binary compatible Linux OS will be publicly available from October 2021 without license fee] (Press release) (in Japanese). Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd. 2021-09-16. Retrieved 2021-11-05.

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