Platforms

Linux


Linux on x86

About WPS for Linux

Linux Standard Base (LSB)

WPS has officially been tested for compatibility with distributions of Linux certified for Linux Standard Base (LSB) version 3.0 and higher. LSB is a certification management system intended to encourage compatibility between different distributions of Linux.

Popular distributions known to be LSB compliant include:

  • Asianux
  • Bharat Operating System Solutions (BOSS)
  • Booyo
  • Linpus
  • Mandriva Linux
  • Montavista Linux Carrier Grade Edition
  • Neoshine
  • openSUSE
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux
  • Red Flag Linux Desktop
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux
  • Ubuntu
  • Xandros Server

Other Linux Distributions

There are many other excellent Linux Distributions that are not officially LSB certified, many of which will run WPS without problem. WPS requires a 2.6 or later kernel. In addition to the LSB distributions listed, you could try:

  • Arch Linux
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Fedora
  • Gentoo
  • Knoppix
  • Kubuntu
  • Linux Mint
  • Pardus
  • PCLinuxOS
  • Sabayon Linux
  • SimplyMEPIS
  • Slackware
  • WPS Workbench icon
    IDE-GUI

    Use the WPS Workbench IDE/GUI to manage, edit and execute scripts

  • WPS CLI icon
    Command line use (WPS CLI)

    Run the WPS Analytics Processing Engine from a command line or in batch mode

  • WPS Link icon
    Share server resources

    Local workstations can use WPS Link client/server GUI facilities to run scripts on remote servers

  • WPS Communicate icon
    Remote submit programs

    Programatically execute parts of a script on remote servers and mainframes and upload/download data


  • Linux on ARM

    AArch64 support

    WPS is available to use with versions of Linux capable of operating on hardware using the ARM8 64-bit processor, also known as AArch64

    Using Linux on AArch64, WPS can be used in the following ways:

  • WPS CLI icon
    Command line use (WPS CLI)

    Run the WPS Analytics Processing Engine from a command line or in batch mode

  • WPS Link icon
    Share server resources

    Local workstations can use WPS Link client/server GUI facilities to run scripts on remote servers

  • WPS Communicate icon
    Remote submit programs

    Programatically execute parts of a script on remote servers and mainframes and upload/download data


  • Linux on IBM Power LE (Little Endian)

    High-end Server Support

    The table below lists the versions of Linux for IBM Power on which WPS is supported

    Linux on IBM Power LE (Little Endian)
    • Red Hat 7

    Using Linux on IBM Power LE (Little Endian), WPS can be used in the following ways:

    Alternative Platform Options

    WPS is also supported with AIX on IBM Power

  • WPS CLI icon
    Command line use (WPS CLI)

    Run the WPS Analytics Processing Engine from a command line or in batch mode

  • WPS Link icon
    Share server resources

    Local workstations can use WPS Link client/server GUI facilities to run scripts on remote servers

  • WPS Communicate icon
    Remote submit programs

    Programatically execute parts of a script on remote servers and mainframes and upload/download data