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Minishift Spin


A Fedora Spin providing an easy way for minishift users to consume fedora as an ISO.


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  • Secondary
  • Release notes owner: N/A

Current status

Detailed Description

Minishift provides an easy way to create a single node Openshift cluster for developers and as of now, we have only CentOS and b2d ISO support. It would be great if we can have Fedora ISO support for this project so developers can have the latest and greatest container related packages.

Benefit to Fedora

At the moment, there is only CentOS iso we have, by adding Fedora will give developers exposure to cutting-edge packages in container world using an easy to deploy mechanism utilizing Minishift


  • Proposal owners: Implement this Change.
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering:
    - Add spin to spin-kickstarts, ensure spin has been tested, and release with rest of spins
    - Ticket: #7584
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval:

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

In this case, Fedora is going to use as the guest (different hypervisor) to test it should boot the produced media (in this case it would be a live ISO) using minishift and see if it able to create VM and deploy openshift.

User Experience

Users will have a new option for trying out Fedora. Minishift users will get the direct spin to try out.


Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks product? N/A



It does not require any packaging work but can just use the existing packages.

Spins Page

Name and Location

"minishift-fedora" on [1]


Spin description

This spin will be shipped as a live ISO (CD), can't be used properly stand alone but only with minishift. A user can use this produced spin iso with minishift and have local openshift cluster for development/test purpose.

How to use minishift:


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