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.

v2023dev0 Release schedule

The v2023dev0 release cycle started in October 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-10-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-11-24 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-12-01 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-12-08 RC testing 2021-12-09. [Read More]

v2022dev3 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 v2022dev3 is the third 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 based on Debian Bullseye. It currently ships with the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2022pre Release schedule

The v2022pre release cycle started in October 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-10-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-11-17 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-11-24 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-12-01 RC testing 2021-12-02. [Read More]

v2021.2 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 v2021.2 is the third 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]

v2021.3 Release schedule

The v2021.3 release cycle started in September 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-09-22 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-11-10 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-11-17 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-11-24 RC testing 2021-11-25. [Read More]

v2020.6 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 v2020.6 is the seventh stable release of the Apertis v2020 release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2020 release stream until the end of 2021. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Buster with several customisations and the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2020.7 Release schedule

The v2020.7 release cycle started in September 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-09-15 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-11-03 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-11-10 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-11-17 RC testing 2021-11-18. [Read More]

v2021.1 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 v2021.1 is the second 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]

v2021.2 Release schedule

The v2021.2 release cycle started in July 2021. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2021-07-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2021-08-25 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2021-09-01 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2021-09-08 RC testing 2021-09-09. [Read More]

v2022dev2 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 v2022dev2 is the third 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 the first one on top of Debian Bullseye. It currently ships with the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]