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Latest Oracle Linux 7.5 and 6.10 Vagrant Boxes Now Available

We've just updated our Oracle Linux Vagrant boxes for Oracle VM VirtualBox to Oracle Linux 7.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel release 5 and Oracle Linux 6.10. These Vagrant boxes include:

  • A recent kernel
    • Oracle Linux 7: UEK5 (4.14.35-1818.0.9.el7uek.x86_64)
    • Oracle Linux 6: UEK4 (4.1.12-124.16.4.el6uek.x86_64)
  • VirtualBox guest additions RPMs installed
  • Minimal package set installed
  • 32 GiB root volume
  • 4 GiB swap
  • XFS root filesystem
  • Extra 16GiB VirtualBox disk image attached, dynamically allocated

The complete latest details are always here: yum.oracle.com/boxes

VirtualBox Guest Addition RPMs

Last year, we introduced RPM versions of VirtualBox Guest Additions to simplify installation and upgrade of these essential drivers and guest OS optimizations. Our boxes come pre-installed with the guest addition RPMs.

Get Up and Running Quickly with Pre-configured Software Stacks: Vagrantfiles on GitHub

If you'd like to experiment with Oracle Database, Docker, or Kubernetes and are looking to get started quickly without getting bogged down with installation details, these Vagrantfiles we've posted on Vagrantfiles on GitHub are for you. For example, there are Vagrantfiles and instructions to quickly:

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