Run Fedora in Google Cloud Shell!
If you didn’t know, Google offers a “free VM” for you to use their Cloud platform.
It is available on this link:
It is a container based solution, so you have root privileges which means you can do much more than just use the
You can for instance run Fedora! My project anyfed just got a small update and it is working in Google Cloud shell just fine.
All you need to do is follow the instructions on the Github page or tldr; version:
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nmilosev/anyfed/master/anyfed bash anyfed
Your internet connection inside the chroot may be broken but there is an easy fix. Exit the chroot and copy the contents of the
/etc/resolv.conf to the
/etc/resolv.conf inside the chroot. In my instance it was:
nameserver 169.254.169.254 search c.cloud-devshell-prod.internal google.internal
Happy hacking! :)