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Published by Yuriy Stanchev
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What is URIX?

URIX aims to have wider hardware compatability and offer the stability of openSuSe. All software products are carefully picked so that they don’t waste your resources or take hardisk space. URIX is a Linux on chip, meaning that it runs from USB without the need of any installation. It is also the sucessor of NetSecL OS also know as ISlack. The distribution has several sub projects:
URIX OS – General Purpose OS
URIX VM – Virtualization


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USB Stick / Hard Disk Image

Dump this format on your USB stick or hard disk and boot from it. You may need to instruct the machine’s BIOS to boot from an external source if you’re usign a USB stick. Write the disk image using either `dd` or image writing software on your OS.

Note: This image is configured for UEFI and may not boot on non-UEFI hardware.

Live CD / DVD (.iso)

Use this format if you want to burn your appliance on CD or DVD. This is the easiest way to prepare bootable media. Simply download the .iso file and burn it to disk via any existing OS.

Note: This image is configured for UEFI and may not boot on non-UEFI hardware.

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OVF Virtual Machine / ESXi (.ovf)

Open Virtualization Format (OVF) is an open, standards-based format for virtual machines. A variety of hypervisors including SUSE Cloud, VirtualBox, VMware ESX(i), IBM SmartCloud, and Oracle VM support creating virtual machines by importing an .ovf file.

Release notes

This version is UEFI enabled. It is also tested on legacy hardware and seems to run without any issues. Let us know if it works for you.

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43 dependencies updated
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8 new software selections
3 software selections removed
Appliance configuration updated
Build configuration updated


Technical Details

Appliance configuration

Basic settings

Keyboard: english-us
Time zone: UTC
Language: en_US.UTF-8
Network: network_manager
Firewall: disabled


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