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Updated Oracle Linux 7 and 8 Vagrant Boxes released

Simon Coter
Senior Manager, Oracle Linux and Virtualization Product Management

On October 7th we released updated Oracle Linux 7 and Oracle Linux 8 Vagrant Boxes.

Official Oracle Linux Vagrant Boxes available are:

Box   Kernel   Size (MB)
Oracle Linux 8.0   4.18.0-80.el8.x86_64   631
Oracle Linux 7.7   4.14.35-1902.5.2.2.el7uek.x86_64   480
Oracle Linux 6.10   4.1.12-124.24.5.el6uek.x86_64   396


Updated Oracle Linux Vagrant Boxes are now available at http://yum.oracle.com/boxes

And here instructions on how to leverage those vagrant-boxes and get Oracle Linux up&running on your system with just 5 quick and easy steps:

  • Install Oracle VM VirtualBox for your own host Operating System - download available here
  • Install HashiCorp Vagrant for your own host Operating System - download available here
  • Download the Oracle Linux Vagrant Box​ (by a terminal on Linux/MacOS or PowerShell on Microsoft Windows)
# vagrant box add --name ol8 https://yum.oracle.com/boxes/oraclelinux/ol80/ol80.box

  • Create your VagrantFile
# vagrant init ol8

  • Start your Oracle Linux 8 Vagrant Box (Virtual Machine running on VirtualBox)
# vagrant up

And, once the Virtual Machine is ready, just connect to the same by

# vagrant ssh

and, if needed, switch user to root by:

# sudo su -

For further information:

Oracle Linux References

Oracle VM VirtualBox References

Vagrant References

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