Brussels / 4 & 5 February 2023


openSUSE MicroOS design

A functional read-only OS in an imperfect world

Let's have a look at openSUSE's MicroOS architecture and see how it implements the UAPI group's ideas of a modern, secure operating system, especially regarding deployment, update mechanisms, configuration file management and full disk encryption using the TPM.

Table of contents: * The general design (Btrfs snapshots, RPM packages) * Update and rollback mechanisms (transactional-update, libtukit) * Configuration file management * Full disk encryption implementation


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