Navy Linux 8.6r1 Now Available!
Navy Linux 8.6r1 Now Available for Workstations, Servers. The release notes for Navy Linux 8.6r1 contain a summary of the changes made to the Navy Linux base system on the development line.
Navy Linux is a rebuild of the Red Hat Linux project just as the CentOS Linux project has been for all these years. This document contains the release notes for Navy Linux 8.6r1. It describes recently added, changed, or deleted features of EL8.
Advisory to verify CHECKSUM, Download iso and CHECKSUM in same folder and check “md5sum -c CHECKSUM” Link to download https://cdn.navylinux.org/navylinux/releases/8.6r1/x86_64/iso/
Secureboot is missing in this release but packages are secued with the GPG key.
- Remmina added as default remote desktop client for better RDP and SSL session.
- Firefox 100 added as default browser.
- Later versions of the following components are now available as new module streams like PHP 8.0 and Perl 5.32
- Compiler toolsets have been updated to GCC Toolset 11
Navy Installer Images available on all mirrors at path /navylinux/releases/8.6r1/x86_64/iso/ or download from Download page https://navylinux.org/download/
Navy Linux Kernel Packages available in nl-kernel repo.
[nl-kernel] - kernel repository
nl-kernel kernel repository allows kernel care and updates for Navy Linux Kernel. Package included in Kernel repository available at https://cdn.navylinux.org/navylinux/releases/8.6r1/x86_64/kernel/Packages/
[nl-base] - BaseOS repository
OS repository group of Minimal OS and Server packages. https://cdn.navylinux.org/navylinux/releases/8.6r1/x86_64/os/
[nl-powertools] - Powertools repository
Powertools packages hosted at nl-powertools https://cdn.navylinux.org/navylinux/releases/8.6r1/x86_64/powertools/
Some EPEL packages depend on the Powertools repository, enable repo and install Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL)
dnf config-manager --set-enabled nl-powertools dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
Arch x86_64 supported Hardware for the Navy Linux Release 8.6r1
Minimum Hardware requirement for production deployment
CPU: 2 cores
RAM: 4 GB
Virtualization Hypervisors have the following hardware requirements:
- A CPU with the hardware virtualization extension
- An Intel® 64 extension
Defualt Upgrade is locked and available soon, to quick upgrade from Navy Linux 8.5r1 to 8.6r1 follow as
echo "8.6r1" > /etc/dnf/vars/releaseversion dnf update