Security-Oriented Alpine Linux 3.10.0 has been released and check what’s new

Alpine Linux community proudly announced the new release of Alpine Linux 3.10.0 on 19 June, 2019.

It’s a first stable release of v3.10 series.

Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based on musl libc and busybox.

New Features in Alpine Linux 3.10.0?

Added iwd (iNet wireless daemon), a modern alternative for wpa_supplicant through Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) but EAP is not working yet.

Added Serial and ethernet support for arm boards.

Added lightdm, a cross-desktop display manager.

ceph, a distributed object store and filesystem.

Package Updates in Alpine Linux 3.10.0:

  • Linux 4.19.53
  • GCC 8.3.0
  • Busybox 1.30.1
  • musl libc 1.1.22
  • LLVM 8.0.0
  • Go 1.12.6
  • Python 3.7.3
  • Perl 5.28.2
  • Rust 1.34.2
  • Crystal 0.29.0
  • PHP 7.3.6
  • Erlang 22.0.2
  • Zabbix 4.2.3
  • Nextcloud 16.0.1
  • Git 2.22.0
  • OpenJDK 11.0.4
  • Xen 4.12.0
  • Qemu 4.0.0

List of Packages removed in Alpine Linux 3.10.0:

  • Qt4 libraries has been removed as it’s replaced with Qt5 libraries.
  • Truecrypt
  • Mongodb

Alpine Linux 3.10.0 Download Link:

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