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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?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon...azon_Linux_AMI
https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/

From the first link:

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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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Interesting.

https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/
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Security updates are provided via the Amazon Linux AMI yum repositories
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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.
https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/l...mi-basics.html
 
Old 08-13-2019, 11:52 AM   #4
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I like Amazon linux. Much more updated than RHEL/CentOS. EPEL enabled by default.
 
  


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