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 2 years ago
(06 Jul 2022)
Ends in 7 years and 12 months
(30 Jun 2032)
Ends in 9 years
(30 Jun 2034)
9.2
(26 May 2023)
8 4 years and 11 months ago
(19 Jul 2019)
Ends in 4 years and 12 months
(01 Jul 2029)
Ends in 6 years and 12 months
(01 Jul 2031)
8.8
(26 May 2023)
7 9 years ago
(23 Jul 2014)
Ends in 4 months and 4 weeks
(01 Dec 2024)
Ends in 1 year and 11 months
(01 Jun 2026)
7.9
(08 Oct 2020)
6 13 years ago
(12 Feb 2011)
Ended 3 years and 4 months ago
(01 Mar 2021)
Ends in 4 months and 4 weeks
(01 Dec 2024)
6.10
(02 Jul 2018)

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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