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Oracle Linux is an Open Source, free RHEL derivative developed by Oracle to be 100% application binary compatible alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Release Released Basic/Premier Support Extended Support Latest
9 6 months and 3 weeks ago
(06 Jul 2022)
Ends in 9 years
(30 Jun 2032)
Ends in 11 years
(30 Jun 2034)
9.1
(30 Nov 2022)
8 3 years and 6 months ago
(19 Jul 2019)
Ends in 6 years
(01 Jul 2029)
Ends in 8 years
(01 Jul 2031)
8.7
(21 Nov 2022)
7 8 years ago
(23 Jul 2014)
Ends in 1 year and 5 months
(01 Jul 2024)
Ends in 3 years and 4 months
(01 Jun 2026)
7.9
(08 Oct 2020)

Support Tiers

  • Basic Support: Available for 10 years for versions 5-9 from date of release. Includes access to patches, fixes, security patches and security alerts.
  • Premier Support: Available for 10 years for versions 5-9 from date of release. Includes access to patches, fixes, security patches and security alerts. Additionally includes live kernel patching (Certain security patches that may be applied without a reboot).
  • Extended Support: Available for a limited time, after Premier Support ends, as per agreement with Oracle. Includes patches and fixes for critical security errata and select high-impact critical bug fixes. Updates are limited to select packages listed at https://linux.oracle.com/es/packagelist.html. Also includes live kernel patching.
  • Sustaining Support: Available after Extended support ends. Does not include any new security fixes or alerts.

Differences with Upstream RHEL:

More information is available on the Oracle Linux website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
lsb_release --release

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This page was last updated on 25 January 2023. Latest releases are automatically updated.