App Icon Ubuntu 18.04

Launch at CHI@TACC  Launch at CHI@UC  Launch at KVM@TACC


Note: Due to current data-loss at CHI@UC, provisioning of new nodes at CHI@UC with previous versions will fail with the message "Failed to download image, 0 bytes found". If you need to use the previous version of this image, please contact us via Help Desk.

The Ubuntu 18.04 appliance is built from the Ubuntu Bionic cloud image and additionally contains packages for development, system configuration, and accessing OpenStack services.

The Ubuntu 18.04 appliance provides a convenient base image. You can customize it and snapshot it (running the cc-snapshot command) to develop your own appliances.

  • Image name: CC-Ubuntu18.04
  • Default user account: cc
  • Remote access: Key-Based SSH
  • Root access: passwordless sudo from the cc account
  • Chameleon admin access: enabled on the ccadmin account
  • Cloud-init enabled on boot: yes
  • Repositories (Apt): default configuration
  • Installed packages:
    • Standard development tools such as make, gcc, gfortran, etc.
    • Config management tools: Ansible
    • OpenStack command-line clients
    • Chameleon packages: g5kchecks (providing cc-checks), cc-snapshot, cc-cloudfuse
  • UEFI and BIOS compatible (since version 20211129 )


Project Supported  Chameleon Supported

Image IDs

CHI@TACC:  e18a3881-147f-4205-b252-73aa313c1404
CHI@UC:  480cdb0f-60ad-4b35-9cba-08fb25ce1290
KVM@TACC:  e2a92fdd-d5fa-4dbf-b1a9-b8e88b98aac2


Name: Chameleon Project


Name: Chameleon Project

Version: 20211129
Created By:  zzhen on June 27, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Updated By:  zzhen on June 14, 2022, 3:32 p.m.