How to use VirtualBox

17.09.2021 / Main channel
VirtualBox EuroLinux
VirtualBox is a platform that allows you to run an operating system on top of another already running one. It allows us to use our favorite software even if it is not compatible with the system we use every day. Regardless of whether the application is old, new, or dependent on a particular platform. Today we will show you how to use VirtualBox.

Docker for Linux part II – intermediate commands

14.09.2021 / Main channel
docker eurolinux
In the previous part of our series, we learned how to install the community version of Docker Engine. We also learned how to download, start, and delete a container and its image. Today we will be using an EuroLinux 7 based image along with the FBI repository. For more on the publicly available repository, which we make freely available without any restrictions, see the article on FBI in EuroLinux.

Free add-ons for EuroLinux 8 available

07.09.2021 / Main channel
Darmowe dodatki do EuroLinux 8
On 27 August, we released important additions to the EuroLinux 8 operating system – Resilient Storage and High Availability. Both modules greatly simplify operations work and extend standard system capabilities.

EuroLinux 8.4 released

18.08.2021 / Main channel
EuroLinux 8.4
On August 16, 2021 we released version 8.4 of the EuroLinux operating system. It adds a few important technology highlights. The new release is compatible with the latest version of RHEL. As we already indicated, EuroLinux 8 is a distribution based directly on the Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® system source code.

EuroLinux 8.3 available – ground-breaking changes to the business model

06.07.2021 / Main channel
EuroLinux 8 stable release
On June 24th, 2021, we released the production version of EuroLinux 8.3 operating system. This is an important step in the development of our company's offer, because for the first time, in addition to the current commercial Open Source model, we have also made the EuroLinux system available for free in the Open Core model. Version 8.3 is based directly on the Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® source code, which ensures compatibility with this system.

Public release of EuroLinux 8.3 beta

26.05.2021 / Main channel
EuroLinux 8 beta
Today we have released to the public the beta version of EuroLinux 8.3. This is a test version of the software. Its release is the effect of few months of hard work of the EuroLinux team. During production, we created new build systems and extended QA procedures for this product.

A friendly business model – i. e. how we license EuroLinux and EuroMan

29.04.2021 / Main channel
EuroLinux licensing
Knowing the difficulties our customers and partners face, with which we ourselves had to face many times, we simplified our subscription model as much as possible and the prices of our products have remained unchanged for several years. It was enough to follow three basic principles: the business model and the offer should be simple, friendly and fair. We already know that it is possible to be effective acting this way.

Load average, process states on Linux, and some loadavg myths

16.03.2021 / Main channel
load average process states on Linux
In my professional experience, I quite often have the opportunity to conduct recruitment, a part of which are questions related to Linux family systems. One of the standard questions is about an important, although in fact not saying much, system statistics, which is the average system load (abbreviated to loadavg). Unfortunately, it happens, also in the case of people with really impressive professional experience, that the candidate is not able to correctly describe and interpret the information ensuing from the load average.

Podman vs. Docker – secure containerization

04.01.2021 / Main channel
Podman vs Docker
Podman 2.0 is a container development and management tool made available in the eighth version of EuroLinux. The software is compatible with Docker and offers many security benefits, mainly due to the ability to operate from the level of the unprivileged user (root less) and to abandon the daemon process (daemon-less).