We are proud to announce the first release candidate of IPFire 2.17. A major release with many changes under the hood. Especially security improvements and hardware compatibility.
Some software packages have been updated since the last release. Those cover just bug fixes or other smaller changes:
glibchas been patched against the GHOST vulnerability.
hostapdhave been updated for more stable wireless connections.
mtrhas been updated to version 0.86
fpinghas been updated to version 3.10.
Please help us testing this release! Only with your support is it possible to release a stable and bug-free version of IPFire. For all testers who are already running a pre-release of IPFire 2.17, please reset the “version” of your system to 2.17.1. reset the Core Update version to 85 and install this update. For more information, please check out this guide on our wiki.
EDIT: When updating from IPFire 2.15, please also execute
rm -vf /opt/pakfire/db/meta/meta-core-upgrade-86.
You can also download the installation images here.
Posted: February 1, 2015 • 805 views