Oracle Server X8-2 and Oracle Server X8-2L support the following Linux operating systems at the initial release of the servers.
If Oracle Linux OS is installed on your server but you do not want to use it, you can install any other supported operating system or virtual machine software on your server. For updated information about Oracle Linux OS and a list of supported operating systems and virtual machine software, refer to the latest version of the server Product Notes at:
Oracle Server X8-2 Product Notes at: https://www.oracle.com/goto/x8-2/docs
Oracle Server X8-2L Product Notes at: https://www.oracle.com/goto/x8-2l/docs
The Oracle Linux and Oracle VM Hardware Certification List (HCL) identifies the latest operating system versions supported on Oracle hardware. To find the latest Oracle Linux versions supported for Oracle Server X8-2 and Oracle Server X8-2L, go to https://linux.oracle.com/pls/apex/f?p=117:1:0: and search using your server model number.