Ubuntu JeOS 8.04
|Developer||Canonical Ltd./Ubuntu Foundation|
|Working state||End of life as separate OS|
|Source model||Open source|
|Latest release||Part of Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) / October 18, 2012|
|Platforms||IA-32, x86-64, lpia, SPARC, PowerPC, ARM, IA-64|
|Kernel type||Monolithic (Linux kernel)|
|Default user interface||Command-line only, GUIs available through repository|
Free software licenses|
|Official website||Ubuntu JeOS official website|
Ubuntu JeOS (pronounced "juice") is a discontinued variant of Ubuntu that is described as "an efficient variant ... configured specifically for virtual appliances." It is a concept for what an operating system should look like in the context of a virtual appliance. JeOS stands for "Just enough Operating System."
Its first release was Ubuntu JeOS 7.10, and since the release of Ubuntu 8.10 it has been included as an option as part of the standard Ubuntu Server Edition.
Specifications for version 8.10 and above include:
- Part of the standard Ubuntu Server ISO image
- Less than 380 MB installed footprint
- Specialized server kernel
- Intended for VMware ESX, VMware Server, libvirt and KVM
- 128 MB minimum memory
- No graphical environment preloaded
- "Ubuntu 10.04 Server Guide". Archived from the original on 2011-05-15.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-28. Retrieved 2009-03-24.
- "Ubuntu Server Edition JeOS". Retrieved 2010-04-26.
- JeOS and vmbuilder in Ubuntu Server Guide for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu Server features: Virtualisation
- Ubuntu JeOS at Launchpad
- How to Develop Virtual Appliances Using Ubuntu JeOS at Linux-Mag.com
- Community Ubuntu Documentation
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