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On what Linux distributions can I rely on the presence of /etc/os-release?

A quick oneliner for use in scripts could be: cat /etc/os-release | grep ^ID= | sed -s "s/ID=//g" Judging from this list it should work just fine https://github.com/chef/os_release
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What minimum linux's root partition size for virtual machine

If you use the QCOW2 format for your virtual disks you will not need to worry too much about the size. QCOW2 files start small and grow as data is written to them, only using as much physical storage ...
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What minimum linux's root partition size for virtual machine

What is the minimum size or recommended size of root partition of each linux distro for this type of usage? You will need to check with each individual distro because they have quite different ...
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What minimum linux's root partition size for virtual machine

The smallest size of / filesystem is between 1GB and 2.5GB. But some installers (RH for example) may require more, 10GB, to start the installation process.
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