Is ROCK and Nucleus the same?

I mean I have my Roon whatever running virtualized in a BHYVE under Joyent SmartOS, yet what am I running? Rock? Nucleus? Roon Server? Something else?

% ssh roon
Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-213-generic x86_64)
Certified Ubuntu Cloud Image

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  |__|   `--'  `-' `;-| `-' '  ' `-'
                   /  ;  Instance (Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS 20190627.1)

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cat /opt/RoonServer/VERSION
2.0 (build 1299) production

You are running Roon Server if it does the search for dependencies. ROCK would not do that search as it is an OS and everything is there by default except ffmpeg. ROCK is, and Nucleus runs a version of Roon OS, a stand alone operating system. They are subtly different but will present to the user pretty much the same.

And is this OK? Or should I virtualize a copy of Roon OS?

You can for fun but it looks fine as it is. Also ROCK is tied to NUC hardware so if it sees an unfamiliar network chipset it won’t work. The versatility of a mainstream Linux OS is your friend here.

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