Super Container OS

Bufferstack.IO Super Container OS

Super Container OS makes use of os level virtualization and has conatainer images which is a lightweight, standalone, executable package of software that includes everything needed to run an application: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries and settings, all this by making use of Docker Container Engine and systemd-nspawn

After installing this OS on HDD, please use Portainer to manage your Docker images.

Use this command to install Portainer using Docker (please add your user to sudo list by entering it using visudo as root)

$. cd /opt

$.opt/ sudo sh

This script will download latest portainer community edition docker image and set it up for you.

For older version, ie DEKXTER, download the script from this link

Super Container OS is based on Bufferstack.IO Computing Platform, please download it from

For the latest release notes, refer the README file from the above sourceforge link..

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    1. Please check the latest release from, the link is present in the release blog post

    1. First mkdir /opt/portainer-data and after this please try running portainer using

      portainer –data /opt/portainer-data

      Open your browser to ip_addr:9000

      This will set up portainer with all the data files and you can add admin user, connect to docker/kubernetes system from browser.

      To check if docker is running on start, use systemctl status docker

  1. I’m trying to write an article about Super Container OS for TechRepublic but I’m having a bit of trouble. I’ve installed the OS twice, adding a password for the admin user each time. But both times when I try to use su to access the root user, it gives me authentication failure. Is there a default password for the root user and why is it not honoring the password I set during installation? I cannot run any docker commands until I can add my user to the docker group and my user isn’t a member of sudo and I can’t add that user to sudo without a working admin account. Thank you!

    1. Hello Jack. Please keep root password blank and proceed to adding new user with password during installation. This user will automatically get sudo rights without requiring root access.

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