This section contains the release notes and schedules for all current and previous releases of Apertis. Please refer to the release schedule and release flow for more information.

v2019.7 Release notes

Apertis is a Debian derivative distribution geared towards the creation of product-specific images for ARM (both the 32bit ARMv7 and 64-bit ARMv8 versions using the hardfloat ABI) and Intel x86-64 (64-bit) systems. Apertis v2019.7 is the eighth stable release of the Apertis v2019 release flow. This is the last release in the v2019 release stream, which has now reached its end of support and will not receive any further update. User are strongly recommended to update to the v2020 release stream or newer. [Read More]

V2021.0 Release Notes

Apertis is a Debian derivative distribution geared towards the creation of product-specific images for ARM (both the 32bit ARMv7 and 64-bit ARMv8 versions using the hardfloat ABI) and Intel x86-64 (64-bit) systems. Apertis v2021.0 is the first stable release of the Apertis v2021 stable release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2021 release stream up to the end of 2022. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Buster with several customisations and the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2022dev1 Release Notes

Apertis is a Debian derivative distribution geared towards the creation of product-specific images for ARM (both the 32bit ARMv7 and 64-bit ARMv8 versions using the hardfloat ABI) and Intel x86-64 (64-bit) systems. Apertis v2022dev1 is the second development release of the Apertis v2022 stable release flow that will lead to the LTS Apertis v2022.0 release in March 2022. This Apertis release is still built on top of Debian Buster with several customisations and the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2021.1 Release schedule

The v2021.1 release cycle started in April 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-04-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-05-26 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-06-02 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-06-09 RC testing 2021-06-10. [Read More]

v2022dev2 Release schedule

The v2022dev2 release cycle started in April 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-04-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-06-02 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-06-09 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-06-16 RC testing 2021-06-17. [Read More]

v2019.6 Release notes

Apertis is a Debian derivative distribution geared towards the creation of product-specific images for ARM (both the 32bit ARMv7 and 64-bit ARMv8 versions using the hardfloat ABI) and Intel x86-64 (64-bit) systems. Apertis v2019.6 is the seventh stable release of the Apertis v2019 release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2019 release stream until June 2021. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Buster with several customisations and the Linux kernel 4. [Read More]

v2019.7 Release schedule

The v2019.7 release cycle started in December 2020. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-03-18 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-05-12 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-05-19 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-05-26 RC testing 2021-05-27. [Read More]

v2020.4 Release notes

Apertis is a Debian derivative distribution geared towards the creation of product-specific images for ARM (both the 32bit ARMv7 and 64-bit ARMv8 versions using the hardfloat ABI) and Intel x86-64 (64-bit) systems. Apertis v2020.4 is the fifth stable release of the Apertis v2020 release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2020 release stream until September 2021. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Buster with several customisations and the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2020.5 Release schedule

The v2020.5 release cycle started in December 2020. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-03-18 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-05-19 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-05-26 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-06-02 RC testing 2021-06-03. [Read More]

v2022dev1 Release schedule

The v2022dev1 release cycle started in January 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2020-01-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-02-19 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-03-10 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-03-17 RC testing 2021-03-18. [Read More]