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Old 08-13-2019, 11:42 AM   #1
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AWS Linux - what's up with that?

A friend just installed AWS Linux. I see it doesn't have a subforum here. I don't shop Amazon so wouldn't want to use their Linux. Do you-all know anything about it?
Old 08-13-2019, 11:48 AM   #2
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Have you looked at the links below?

From the first link:

Amazon has its own Linux distribution that is largely binary compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and therefore CentOS
But no, I've never used it myself.
Old 08-13-2019, 11:52 AM   #3
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Security updates are provided via the Amazon Linux AMI yum repositories
The Amazon Linux AMI is provided at no additional charge to Amazon EC2 users. Standard Amazon EC2 and AWS charges apply for running instances and other services.
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I like Amazon linux. Much more updated than RHEL/CentOS. EPEL enabled by default.


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