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.

v2023dev3 Release schedule

The v2023dev3 release cycle is scheduled to start in July 2022. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2022-07-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2022-08-24 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2022-08-31 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2022-09-07 RC testing 2022-09-08..09-21 v2023dev3 release 2022-09-22 If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. [Read More]

v2021.5 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 v2021.5 is the sixth 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]

v2021.6 Release schedule

The v2021.6 release cycle is scheduled to start in July 2022. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2022-07-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2022-08-10 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2022-08-17 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2022-08-24 RC testing 2022-08-25..09-07 v2021.6 release 2022-09-08 If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. [Read More]

v2022.1 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 v2022.1 is the first stable release of the Apertis v2022 stable release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2022 release stream up to the end of 2023. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Bullseye with several customisations and the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2022.2 Release schedule

The v2022.2 release cycle started in July 2022. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2022-07-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2022-08-17 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2022-08-24 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2022-08-31 RC testing 2022-09-01..09-14 v2022.2 release 2022-09-15 If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. [Read More]

v2023dev2 Release schedule

The v2023dev2 release cycle started in April 2022. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2022-04-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2022-05-25 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2022-06-01 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2022-06-08 RC testing 2022-06-09..06-22 v2023dev2 release 2022-06-23 If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. [Read More]

v2022.0 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 v2022.0 is the first stable release of the Apertis v2022 stable release flow. Apertis is committed to maintaining the v2022 release stream up to the end of 2023. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Bullseye with several customisations and the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2023dev1 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 v2023dev1 is the second development of the Apertis v2023 stable release flow that will lead to the LTS Apertis v2023.0 release in March 2023. This Apertis release is built on top of Debian Bullseye with several customisations. It currently ships with the Linux kernel 5. [Read More]

v2022.1 Release schedule

The v2022.1 release cycle started in April 2022. Milestone Date Start of release cycle 2022-04-01 Soft feature freeze: end of feature proposal and review period 2022-05-18 Soft code freeze/hard feature freeze: end of feature development for this release, only bugfixes allowed 2022-05-25 Release candidate 1 (RC1)/hard code freeze: no new code changes may be made after this date 2022-06-01 RC testing 2022-06-02..06-15 v2022.1 release 2022-06-16 If the release candidate 1 does not successfully pass all required tests, then the issues will be fixed and a new release candidate will be re-tested. [Read More]

v2021.4 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 v2021.4 is the fifth 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]