Dowd and Associates is offering Pygoscelis Papua Linux. Pygoscelis Papua Linux is an unofficial build of Gentoo Linux for Amazon EC2.

Pygoscelis Papua Linux is the successor to our Gentoo in the Cloud images. The key difference between the two is the root device is partitioned; this was done so we could have HVM images.

Starting in September 2016, we are using a 3 month rolling wave for the AMIs, keeping the two most recent builds; see that announcement for more. Starting in January 2015, we ceased building the 32-bit images, see that announcement for more.

If you have the EC2 command line tools installed, you can start an instance like so:

Console - user@hostname ~ $

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aws --region us-east-1 ec2 run-instances --image-id "" --key-name "key-name"

The username to login is ec2-user. To connect to the instance you would do:

Console - user@hostname ~ $

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ssh -i $HOME/.ssh/key-name.pem ec2-user@ec2-1-2-3-4.compute-1.amazonaws.com
Region AMI ID Arch Instance Type AKI ID Timestamp
ap-northeast-1 ami-01540f8480ece1f03 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
ap-northeast-2 ami-0adcca775328258a7 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
ap-south-1 ami-0bc56e697be02961a x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
ap-southeast-1 ami-0cb1cbbbde3c8cf52 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
ap-southeast-2 ami-07bb16eae432bf53a x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
ca-central-1 ami-016a3aa58164d4a33 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
eu-central-1 ami-04563c6f69a836adb x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
eu-north-1 ami-0f39016c01ebc6544 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
eu-west-1 ami-08f6f11e7f28c0589 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
eu-west-2 ami-08c7b79fcfe5e21a0 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
eu-west-3 ami-021e3ca65efc09839 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
sa-east-1 ami-097384f11bba91c76 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
us-east-1 ami-0d6fcc7bfcc47eddf x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
us-east-2 ami-05a7a65e8a8caaff6 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
us-west-1 ami-0e06adec8edb64585 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08
us-west-2 ami-074a5fa6228e330b1 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-03-02-10-19-08

Old Images

Region AMI ID Arch Instance Type AKI ID Timestamp
ap-northeast-1 ami-041072cde77069a4a x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
ap-northeast-2 ami-0cd1a0d4b1639e8d2 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
ap-south-1 ami-0474eb36144a45235 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
ap-southeast-1 ami-0f4a0a533c1286dba x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
ap-southeast-2 ami-04b233c067848f070 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
ca-central-1 ami-08b633c863dafb20e x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
eu-central-1 ami-0a038de002b5376b8 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
eu-north-1 ami-0527b856978aee7be x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
eu-west-1 ami-0a93f7b0f8bf236d1 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
eu-west-2 ami-0a1b6cd35bcb9bb2c x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
eu-west-3 ami-0edb0143d8be60569 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
sa-east-1 ami-0ba8d92c7166bebd5 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
us-east-1 ami-04198eaf0773905c8 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
us-east-2 ami-0dbbc2fb27c57f1c6 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
us-west-1 ami-0b591c77df3872a3e x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
us-west-2 ami-0014dccb61a20aabe x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2019-01-02-04-43-44
us-east-1 ami-03b546eeb5bfe3a14 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2018-11-01-03-22-11
us-east-1 ami-03cbc4cca8136db83 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2018-11-01-03-22-11
us-east-1 ami-01a1dbf725f12eebe x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2018-09-05-03-49-07
us-east-1 ami-0a3e1a0c1cf8c1e99 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2018-09-05-03-49-07
us-east-1 ami-2457745b x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2018-07-04-01-58-40
us-east-1 ami-d76e42a8 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2018-07-04-01-58-40
us-east-1 ami-cb8b33b4 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2018-05-02-04-18-40
us-east-1 ami-b99e25c6 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2018-05-02-04-18-40
us-east-1 ami-10c83a6d x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2018-03-05-06-55-03
us-east-1 ami-26b7485b x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2018-03-05-06-55-03
us-east-1 ami-b4072ace x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2018-01-17-02-17-52
us-east-1 ami-21fad65b x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2018-01-17-02-17-52
us-east-1 ami-d9e941a3 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2017-11-01-19-33-49
us-east-1 ami-13f85069 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2017-11-01-19-33-49
us-east-1 ami-411a0a3a x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2017-09-05-20-34-53
us-east-1 ami-01adbe7a x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2017-09-05-20-34-53
us-east-1 ami-237e4635 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2017-07-03-20-51-47
us-east-1 ami-1fd6ec09 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2017-07-03-20-51-47
us-east-1 ami-c3d5b6d5 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2017-05-01-21-26-16
us-east-1 ami-65147973 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2017-05-01-21-26-16
us-east-1 ami-b45ef9a2 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2017-03-07-04-16-32
us-east-1 ami-d6993fc0 x86_64 ebs aki-5c21674b 2017-03-07-04-16-32
us-east-1 ami-a0b3abb7 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2017-01-03-22-01-10
us-east-1 ami-08afb71f x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2017-01-03-22-01-10
us-east-1 ami-84eecb93 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2016-11-01-20-52-54
us-east-1 ami-96e4c081 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2016-11-01-20-52-54
us-east-1 ami-eabfd6fd x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2016-09-01-09-57-13
us-east-1 ami-e0c0a9f7 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2016-09-01-09-57-13
us-east-1 ami-fcec68eb x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2016-07-06-00-41-20
us-east-1 ami-53119544 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2016-07-06-00-41-20
us-east-1 ami-5cbd5c31 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2016-05-03-00-52-46
us-east-1 ami-961efffb x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2016-05-03-00-52-46
us-east-1 ami-964876fc x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2016-03-01-02-51-21
us-east-1 ami-dc0f31b6 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2016-03-01-02-51-21
us-east-1 ami-a9356ac3 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2016-01-04-23-20-03
us-east-1 ami-de306fb4 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2016-01-04-23-20-03
us-east-1 ami-80fe8cea x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2015-11-03-00-50-49
us-east-1 ami-c7e290ad x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2015-11-03-00-50-49
us-east-1 ami-9d35f9f6 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2015-07-06-23-43-27
us-east-1 ami-e732fe8c x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2015-07-06-23-43-27
us-east-1 ami-56202b3e x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2015-05-04-22-50-09
us-east-1 ami-763b301e x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2015-05-04-22-50-09
us-east-1 ami-ca9bc2a2 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2015-03-03-01-55-16
us-east-1 ami-0ed38a66 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2015-03-03-01-55-16
us-east-1 ami-1e4a3e76 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2015-01-04-10-45-08
us-east-1 ami-ecb4c084 x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2015-01-04-10-45-08
us-east-1 ami-a8bc32c0 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-11-05-05-20-34
us-east-1 ami-56be303e x86_64 ebs aki-919dcaf8 2014-11-05-05-05-11
us-east-1 ami-f8b03e90 i386 ebs aki-8f9dcae6 2014-11-05-06-47-55
us-east-1 ami-d03a8ab8 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-10-03-06-50-11
us-east-1 ami-ac3989c4 x86_64 ebs aki-499ccb20 2014-10-03-06-36-04
us-east-1 ami-3a2b9b52 i386 ebs aki-659ccb0c 2014-10-03-08-18-33
us-east-1 ami-7e8a5c16 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-08-04-22-39-18
us-east-1 ami-2683554e x86_64 ebs aki-b4aa75dd 2014-08-04-21-11-55
us-east-1 ami-d8b264b0 i386 ebs aki-b2aa75db 2014-08-05-00-11-34
us-east-1 ami-1e738576 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-06-03-08-30-26
us-east-1 ami-0c768064 x86_64 ebs aki-b4aa75dd 2014-06-03-07-56-05
us-east-1 ami-ec788e84 i386 ebs aki-b2aa75db 2014-06-03-10-02-38
us-east-1 ami-df130ab6 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-04-16-04-22-20
us-east-1 ami-e3736a8a x86_64 ebs aki-b4aa75dd 2014-04-16-00-34-09
us-east-1 ami-036e776a i386 ebs aki-b2aa75db 2014-04-16-02-20-38
us-east-1 ami-2fe3ed46 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-03-11-04-52-04
us-east-1 ami-37ded05e x86_64 ebs aki-b4aa75dd 2014-03-11-01-56-21
us-east-1 ami-81eee0e8 i386 ebs aki-b2aa75db 2014-03-11-03-47-55
us-east-1 ami-4f9daf26 x86_64 hvm:ebs hvm 2014-01-21-04-50-37
us-east-1 ami-19ad9f70 x86_64 ebs aki-b4aa75dd 2014-01-21-02-46-27
us-east-1 ami-8587b5ec i386 ebs aki-b2aa75db 2014-01-21-06-03-31

See the changelog and how to build the images yourself.


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