OpenAnolis has a new member! Anolis OS 8 is an open-source Linux distribution released by OpenAnolis. It supports multiple computing architectures and provides a stable, high-performance, secure, and reliable operating system.
Anolis OS 8.6 is the third minor version released for the Anolis OS 8 series. The article explains the features, development rhythm, and release notes of this new version.
Figure: The Schedule of Release Rhythm
Anolis OS 8.6 has gone through the stages of demand freezing, BETA version, RC version, GA version, and official release. After the initial release of the BETA version finished on May 23, the RC and GA versions also covered industry-level verification of features, performance, stability, and localization platforms.
The release notes of Anolis OS 8.6 include ISO images, virtual machine images, and container images.
|AnolisOS-8.6-x86_64-dvd.iso||Complete ISO image (x86_64) of approximately 10 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-x86_64-minimal.iso||Minimal ISO image (x86_64) of approximately 2.0 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-x86_64-boot.iso||Network ISO image (x86_64) of approximately 0.9 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-aarch64-dvd.iso||Complete ISO image (aarch64) of approximately 10 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-aarch64-minimal.iso||Minimal ISO image (aarch64) of approximately 2.0 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-aarch64-boot.iso||Network ISO image (aarch64) of approximately 0.9 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-src-dvd.iso||Source ISO package of about 18 GB in size|
|AnolisOS-8.6-x86_64-ANCK.qcow2||VM image (x86_64) with the ANCK kernel|
|AnolisOS-8.6-x86_64-RHCK.qcow2||VM image (x86_64) with the RHCK kernel|
|AnolisOS-8.6-aarch64-ANCK.qcow2||VM image (aarch64) with the ANCK kernel|
|AnolisOS-8.6-aarch64-RHCK.qcow2||VM image (aarch64) with the RHCK kernel|
|anolisos-disk-minimal-an8-Rawhide-sda.raw.xz||Trial VM image (x86_64)|
Note 1: The default sudo user is anuser, and the corresponding logon password is anolisos.
|AnolisOS-8.6-x86_64-docker.tar||Local container image (x86_64)|
|AnolisOS-8.6-aarch64-docker.tar||Local container image (aarch64)|
|docker pull openanolis/anolisos:8.6-x86_64||Container image (x86_64)|
|docker pull openanolis/anolisos:8.6-aarch64||Container image (aarch64)|
|BaseOS||The software package source BaseOS: It provides all the core packages that are used to install the base.|
|AppStream||The software package source AppStream: It provides additional multi-scenario and multi-purpose user–mode programs and databases. This part introduces the additional RPM Module feature.|
|PowerTools||The software package source PowerTools: It provides additional packages developers need.|
|Extras||It is the third-party repository.|
|HighAvailability||A highly available software package source provides the software packages required for high-available features.|
|Plus||The software package source Plus provides specific development packages of OpenAnolis SIG group, such as ANCK kernel and Dragonwell8 JDK.|
|DDE||DDE desktop master package and dependency package|
|ShangMi||The software package is related to the full stack of the cryptographic standard issued by the Office of State Commercial Cryptography Administration of China|
The Linux Kernel 4.19 LTS is upgraded to 4.19.91-26 version. The updated features are listed below:
Upgrade to version 8.6. Major language and tool updates include:
x86_64, aarch64, and riscv64 (trial)
The supported servers that have been verified by the Cloud Kernel are listed in the following table. It will gradually support more servers. Partners and other developers are also welcome to participate in the contribution and verification of the Cloud Kernel.
|Hygon||x86_64||Hygon C86 7185 32-core Process|
|Phytium||aarch64||Phytium FT2000+/64, Phytium S2500/64|
Anolis OS 8 does not provide written guarantees and commitments of any kind. Please refer to a software package license of each distribution for the usage process.
Thanks to all members of the OpenAnolis community, especially the Product Release Interest Group and Test Interest Group*. Your hard work and passion for the open-source community underpin the release of the version and provide unlimited space for the better development of Anolis OS 8.
In addition, thanks to the community user firstname.lastname@example.org for the trial test during the release of Anolis OS 8.6.
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