[Devel] New Apertis v2020.1 stable release available

Emanuele Aina emanuele.aina at collabora.com
Wed Jun 24 22:35:41 BST 2020

Hello everyone,
 the new Apertis v2020.1 stable release is now available!

Apertis v2020.1 is the second stable release of the Apertis v2020
release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2020 release
stream until September 2021.

For more details about the Apertis release flows and support periods,
see https://designs.apertis.org/v2020/release-flow.html

You can find the full release notes at

This release includes:

 * the security updates from Debian Buster
 * the latest LTS Linux kernel on the 5.4.x series
 * HTTPS support in apertis-hawkbit-agent
 * a fix for apertis-update-manager to avoid initiating a rollback on
   crashes not due to the update process
 * an AppArmor profile fix for Bluez to access /dev/hidraw devices
 * updated support for ed25519 signatures in OSTree
 * expanded static delta signature support in OSTree
 * FIT support in U-Boot
 * completely disabled the GPL-3 “part” plugin in UDisks2
 * completely disabled the mdraid and crypto plugins in UDisks2
 * a new libwpa-client-dev packge to access the hostapd control
 * a fix for UPower when starting up on a empty /var
 * dropped unsupported architectures from binutils and the GCC cross-
 * fixes for Debos to avoid mangling /etc/resolv.conf
 * GitLab-CI image building pipeline

Images already available for download at

Thanks to everyone who contributed!

Emanuele Aina

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